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Description: 2 Grave Covers Against South Wall of Nave of Church of St.john the Evangelist
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
NZ 23 SE SPENNYMOOR FRONT STREET
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
(Architectural and Archaeological Society of Northumberland and Durham,
Research Report No. 1).
Listing NGR: NZ2621331454
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Source: English Heritage
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