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Vasey Tomb Circa 8 Metres South East of Church of St James, Hamsterley

Description: Vasey Tomb Circa 8 Metres South East of Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111882

OS Grid Reference: NZ1275430886
OS Grid Coordinates: 412754, 530886
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6729, -1.8037

Location: Hamsterley, Durham DL13 3RQ

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

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Listing Text

11/80 (inset) Vasey tomb circa
8 metres south-east
of Church of St.


Headstone. Circa 1770 to Elizabeth, wife of Richard Vasey of Powtree, died
aged 24; to Margaret, his second wife, died 1790 aged 39; and to Richard, died
1792, aged 57. Sandstone ashlar slab c. 1.5 metres high, with shaped moulded
top. Latin inscription 'Sit in pace locus eorum'. Rear verse: 'Go home all
friends and leave me hear (sic)/For I must lie till Christ/appear/At whose
arise/I hope/to have/A joyfull rising from/my grave.'

Listing NGR: NZ1275430886

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Source: English Heritage

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