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Angel Headstone 4 Metres South West of Organ Chamber of Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Startforth, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5386 / 54°32'18"N

Longitude: -1.9281 / 1°55'41"W

OS Eastings: 404746

OS Northings: 515923

OS Grid: NZ047159

Mapcode National: GBR GHZY.CT

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.C620

Entry Name: Angel Headstone 4 Metres South West of Organ Chamber of Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111760

Location: Startforth, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Startforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 0415 STARTFORTH HIGH STARTFORTH
(North side)

12/169 Angel headstone,
4 metres south-
west of organ
chamber of Church
of Holy Trinity

GV II


Headstone, late C17 or early C18. Cut sandstone. Stone with shaped top,
0.55 metre high. Eroded inscription on east; on west high-relief carving of
trumpeting angel among stars and other motifs, above worn inscription:

'The angels sound, The dead must rise
The serpent's mouth, Did dark ye scyes'

On north edge relief carving of skeleton with spear, on south serpent on
pole.

Inscription from Victoria County History of the North Riding, Vol I, p.137.


Listing NGR: NZ0474615923

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