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Latitude: 54.4878 / 54°29'16"N
Longitude: -1.4902 / 1°29'24"W
OS Eastings: 433123
OS Northings: 510397
OS Grid: NZ331103
Mapcode National: GBR LJ1K.50
Mapcode Global: WHD78.2GND
Entry Name: Carved Stone Fragment, 25 Metres South of Neasham Hill
Listing Date: 27 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1116260
English Heritage Legacy ID: 350478
Location: Neasham, Darlington, DL2
Civil Parish: Neasham
Built-Up Area: Neasham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Hurworth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NEASHAM NEASHAM HILL
NZ 31 SW (South side, off)
8/122 Carved stone
metres south of
Carved stone fragment with representation of the Crucifixion. Possibly C12;
formerly set in wall of Neasham Hill but moved to present position c.1983.
Sandstone. 0.75-metre high rectangular block on late C20 stone base. Worn
figures in relief representing: Crucifixion of Christ on front; draped figure
on rear; a pilgrim (?) with staff and part of a Latin inscription on sides.
The fragment is thought to have been removed from the ruins of Neasham Abbey,
a Benedictine Nunnery founded c.1156.
(T. Fordyce, The History and Antiquities of County Durham, Vol. 1, 1837).
Listing NGR: NZ3312310397
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