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5 Walton Tombs and One Bell Tomb Circa 14 Metres South of Porch of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6256 / 54°37'32"N

Longitude: -2.0827 / 2°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 394759

OS Northings: 525609

OS Grid: NY947256

Mapcode National: GBR FGWY.XM

Mapcode Global: WHB3X.ZZFT

Entry Name: 5 Walton Tombs and One Bell Tomb Circa 14 Metres South of Porch of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111939

Location: Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

Built-Up Area: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE TOWN HEAD
NY 9425
(East side)
24/138 (inset) 5 Walton tombs
and one Bell tomb
circa 14 metres
south of porch of
Church of St. Mary
GV II

6 headstones, dated 1749 to 1818, with inscriptions to members of Walton
family to 1876 (Christian names William, John,Elizabeth and George) and to
Mary Bell. All sandstone ashlar slabs, from c.0.5 to 0.8 metre high, with
shaped top. Some have verses on rear:

1. Elizabeth, died 1772:'Farewell vain world I must thee leave/To dust I
must return/For out of it I first was made/Therefore forbear to mourn/
Twas in the dawning of my years/That Death to me was sent/To you that
have a longer time/Be careful to repent/For in my health I litle thought/
My glass was run so near/But now the time for me is come/No longer to be
here'.

2. Elizabeth, died 1720: 'All things will turn for good/If you the Lord do
fear this is/the charge I leave to you my/Children dear stick close unto/
this God of mine, which I have/found so true and what you see/hes done
for me heel do the/same for you.


Listing NGR: NY9475925609

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