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Latitude: 54.7336 / 54°44'1"N
Longitude: -1.6522 / 1°39'7"W
OS Eastings: 422493
OS Northings: 537684
OS Grid: NZ224376
Mapcode National: GBR JFXP.3X
Mapcode Global: WHC4W.L8GY
Entry Name: Foster and Mills Slabs 4 Metres South of Church of St Brandon
Listing Date: 7 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120768
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109902
Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Brancepeth
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Brancepeth
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BRANCEPETH NORTH DRIVE
(South side, off)
15/21 Inset Foster and Mills
slabs, 4.0 metres
south of Church
of St. Brandon
Two slabs raised on piers.
1. 1721 to Jane Foster. Frosterley marble slab on sandstone piers. Wedge-
shaped slab with deeply-chamfered sides resting on two squat circular
piers. Inscription, across sides and top face, reads:
HERE LIETH YE BODY OF JANE THE WIFE OF HENRY FOSTER,
ALDERMAN OF DURHAM, WHO DIED JUNE ... 1721. AGED 49 YEARS.
2. 1807 to Henry Mills. Sandstone. Large horizontal slab with cyma-moulded
edges rests on two 1.0-metre high circular piers. Worn inscription.
Listing NGR: NZ2249337684
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