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Gainforth Tomb Circa 9 Metres South of Church of St.michael, Bishop Middleham

Description: Gainforth Tomb Circa 9 Metres South of Church of St.michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112213

OS Grid Reference: NZ3281031240
OS Grid Coordinates: 432810, 531240
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6752, -1.4927

Location: Church Street, Bishop Middleham, Durham DL17 9AQ

Locality: Bishop Middleham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 9AQ

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Listing Text

(South end)

7/7 (inset) Gainforth tomb
circa 9 metres
south of Church
of St. Michael

Headstone. Circa 1704 to William Gainforth. Red sandstone ashlar slab,
c.0.6 metre high and 0.3 metre wide,has inscription in lower square; top
has skull between top scrolls, and large feathered wings. Rear has skull
and crossed bones in low relief over continued inscription.

Listing NGR: NZ3281031240

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Source: English Heritage

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