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Description: Brabant Tomb Circa 3 Metres South of Church of St.michael
Date Listed: 14 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112214
OS Grid Reference: NZ3281831254
OS Grid Coordinates: 432818, 531254
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6753, -1.4926
NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM CHURCH STREET
7/8 Brabant tomb
circa 3 metres
south of Church
of St. Michael
Chest tomb. Circa 1683 to John Brabant, vicar. Rusticated sandstone ashlar
sides and moulded top, with long well-cut inscription: 'Johannes Brabant,
Vicarius/obiit 28 Juni Ao Dni 1683/nuda Sacerdotis docti bene/credere inertam/
Verba docent Populum/vivere vita docet/Elizabeth his wife died the 4th/of
August 1684/Blessed are the departed which die/in the Lord' according to
Surtees; now partly eroded.
Source: R. Surtees, The History and Antiquities of the County Palatinate of
Durham, 1816-1840, III,p.7.
Listing NGR: NZ3281831254
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Source: English Heritage
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