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Parkin Tomb Circa 8 Metres South of Church of St James, Hamsterley

Description: Parkin Tomb Circa 8 Metres South of Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111879

OS Grid Reference: NZ1272230879
OS Grid Coordinates: 412722, 530879
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6728, -1.8042

Location: Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3RQ

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

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Listing Text

11/77 (inset) Parkin tomb circa 8
metres south of
Church of St. James


Headstone to Christopher Parkin, died 1807, and members of his family from
1752 to 1820. Sandstone ashlar slab c. 1.6 metres high with shaped top. Small
pecked top panel has 2 low-relief winged cherubs. Long inscription includes
'In Commemoration and Affection/was Erected this Stone by Elizabeth Parkin/the
Disconsolate widow of the above Michael Parkin and Jane and Alice/his two
surviving daughters'. Rear inscribed 'ALLAH KERIM' and 'The Providence of GOD
is great', with commemoration of members of family.

Listing NGR: NZ1272230879

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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