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Bedal Tomb Circa 16 Metres South West of Church of St Mary, Middleton in Teesdale

Description: Bedal Tomb Circa 16 Metres South West of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111937

OS Grid Reference: NY9474725609
OS Grid Coordinates: 394747, 525609
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6256, -2.0829

Location: 3 Town Head, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Durham DL12 0SS

Locality: Middleton in Teesdale
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0SS

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Listing Text

NY 9425
(East side)
24/136 (inset) Bedal tomb circa
16 metres south-
west of Church
of St. Mary

Headstone. Circa 1779 to William Bedal. Sandstone slab c.0.5 metre high.
East face has moulded surround, with domed centre to head, to commemorative
inscription. West face has higher scroll-topped head over corniced panel
containing well-cut verse 'From my sad Cradle/to my Sable Chest/Poor pilgrim
I did find/few years of Rest/But now I rest my soul ...' which continues
below ground level.

Listing NGR: NY9474725609

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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