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Group of Tombstones Circa 50 Metres North West of Dairy Bridge, Rokeby

Description: Group of Tombstones Circa 50 Metres North West of Dairy Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111747

OS Grid Reference: NZ0841214416
OS Grid Coordinates: 408412, 514416
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5250, -1.8715

Location: Mortham Lane, Rokeby, Durham DL12 9RZ

Locality: Rokeby
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9RZ

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Listing Text


13/157 Group of tombstones
c.50 metres north-
west of Dairy Bridge


Tombstones of various dates. Cut stone. The most important is a recumbent
coped slab, probably C12, with an expanded-arm cross on one face and a pair
of shears on the other. A few metres to the west is a small group of
headstones, mostly broken or fallen, of C17 and early C18 date; few are

The group is included for historical interest in marking the site of the
medieval church of Rokeby, replaced by the present St. Mary's Church (q.v.)
in the mid C18.

Listing NGR: NZ0841214416

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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