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Watson Tomb Circa 10 Metres West of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.673 / 54°40'22"N

Longitude: -1.8044 / 1°48'16"W

OS Eastings: 412708

OS Northings: 530894

OS Grid: NZ127308

Mapcode National: GBR HGVD.4N

Mapcode Global: WHC50.7TZ0

Entry Name: Watson Tomb Circa 10 Metres West of Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111876

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

11/74 (inset) Watson tomb circa
10 metres west of
Church of St. James

Headstone. Circa 1787 to John Watson of Coldsides. Sandstone slab c. 1.2 -
metres high with elaborately-shaped top and tooled edge; top panel with low-
relief pair of cherub heads, showing one pair of wings, over eroded Hebrew
inscription and long well-cut commemorative inscription with inset 'hrou' in
word 'Through' - as though correcting spelling.

Listing NGR: NZ1270830894

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