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Foster and Mills Slabs 4 Metres South of Church of St Brandon

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

BRANCEPETH NORTH DRIVE
NZ 2237
(South side, off)
Brancepeth Park
15/21 Inset Foster and Mills
slabs, 4.0 metres
south of Church
of St. Brandon
II

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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