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Latitude: 54.6775 / 54°40'38"N
Longitude: -1.595 / 1°35'41"W
OS Eastings: 426213
OS Northings: 531454
OS Grid: NZ262314
Mapcode National: GBR KG9C.H1
Mapcode Global: WHC53.GPQJ
Entry Name: Two Grave Covers Against South Wall of Nave of Church of St John the Evangelist
Listing Date: 14 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121481
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112250
Location: Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Spennymoor
Built-Up Area: Kirk Merrington
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Merrington
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 23 SE SPENNYMOOR FRONT STREET
Two grave covers
against south wall
of nave of Church
of St. John the
Two grave covers c.2 and 6 metres east of south porch. Late C12 or early C13.
Sandstone ashlar. Coped slabs c.1.5 metres long, with carving resembling
overlapping planks; ridges end in slots for uprights at each end, and have
circular cross-head termini at each end. The second also has drilled holes
in end sockets.
Source: P.F. Ryder, The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Cover in Co. Durham, Durham
(Architectural and Archaeological Society of Northumberland and Durham,
Research Report No. 1).
Listing NGR: NZ2621331454
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