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Stone Coffin and Font Bowl Against South Wall of Church of St Mary, Stannington

Description: Stone Coffin and Font Bowl Against South Wall of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 239007

OS Grid Reference: NZ2098979414
OS Grid Coordinates: 420989, 579414
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1087, -1.6725

Location: Church Road, Morpeth NE61 6HJ

Locality: Stannington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 6HJ

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Listing Text

NZ 27 NW
(South side)
8/102 Stone coffin and
font bowl
against south wall
of Church of St.Mary
Coffin and font bowl, probably C12 or C13. Sandstone. Massive well-cut
coffin 2.40 metres x 0.88 metres externally; lower parts of sides untooled,
as if the upper were to form a visible part of a monument. Plain circular
font bowl with traces of lid fittings; incised 1521 date is probably
secondary (cf. incised 1519 on medieval cross slab lying nearby).

Listing NGR: NZ2098979414

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Source: English Heritage

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