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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
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
NZ 0415 STARTFORTH HIGH STARTFORTH
12/169 Angel headstone,
4 metres south-
west of organ
chamber of Church
of Holy Trinity
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
Inscription from Victoria County History of the North Riding, Vol I, p.137.
Listing NGR: NZ0474615923
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