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Wilkinson Tomb Circa 2 Metres South of Whitworth Parish Church, Spennymoor

Description: Wilkinson Tomb Circa 2 Metres South of Whitworth Parish Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112275

OS Grid Reference: NZ2356034705
OS Grid Coordinates: 423560, 534705
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7068, -1.6359

Location: Stanner's Lane, Spennymoor, Durham DL16 7QX

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

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Listing Text

(East side, off)

5/73 Wilkinson tomb
circa 2 metres
south of Whitworth
Parish Church

Headstone, c.1727, to 3 sons of John Wilkinson of Old Park (q.v. Old Park
Farmhouse). Sandstone ashlar slab, c.0.6 metre high, with fruit and leaves on
shaped top edge. Double-scroll-shaped top over inscribed east panel; Thomas
and Jerard (sic) aged 7 and 4, deceased May 27 and May 31, and William aged
2, deceased June 21, all in 1727. Reverse has central inscription 'Memento
Mori' between recessed panels, the lower with low-relief hour-glass and
crossed bones, the upper with deeper relief of 3 children's heads and shoulders
emerging from large enveloping leaves, and similar leaves rising between the
figures, as if all were growing out of the ground.

Listing NGR: NZ2356034705

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Source: English Heritage

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