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2 Grave Covers Against South Wall of Nave of Church of St.john the Evangelist, Spennymoor

Description: 2 Grave Covers Against South Wall of Nave of Church of St.john the Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112250

OS Grid Reference: NZ2621331454
OS Grid Coordinates: 426213, 531454
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6775, -1.5950

Location: B6287, Spennymoor, Durham DL16 7HW

Locality: Spennymoor
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL16 7HW

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Listing Text

(North side)
Kirk Merrington

6/43 (inset) 2 grave covers
against south wall
of nave of Church
of St. John the

2 grave covers c.2 and 6 metres east of south porch. Late C12 or early C13.
Sandstone ashlar. Coped slabs c.1.5 metres long, with carving resembling
overlapping planks; ridges end in slots for uprights at each end, and have
circular cross-head termini at each end. The second also has drilled holes
in end sockets.

Source: P.F. Ryder, The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Cover in Co. Durham, Durham
1985, p.101.

(Architectural and Archaeological Society of Northumberland and Durham,
Research Report No. 1).

Listing NGR: NZ2621331454

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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