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Watson Tomb Circa 10 Metres West of Church of St James, Hamsterley

Description: Watson Tomb Circa 10 Metres West of Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111876

OS Grid Reference: NZ1270830894
OS Grid Coordinates: 412708, 530894
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6730, -1.8044

Location: Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3RQ

Locality: Hamsterley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 3RQ

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Listing Text

11/74 (inset) Watson tomb circa
10 metres west of
Church of St. James

Headstone. Circa 1787 to John Watson of Coldsides. Sandstone slab c. 1.2 -
metres high with elaborately-shaped top and tooled edge; top panel with low-
relief pair of cherub heads, showing one pair of wings, over eroded Hebrew
inscription and long well-cut commemorative inscription with inset 'hrou' in
word 'Through' - as though correcting spelling.

Listing NGR: NZ1270830894

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Source: English Heritage

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