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3 Headstones to Raine Family About 20 Metres South of Church of St Romald

A Grade II Listed Building in Romaldkirk, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.594 / 54°35'38"N

Longitude: -2.009 / 2°0'32"W

OS Eastings: 399518

OS Northings: 522092

OS Grid: NY995220

Mapcode National: GBR GHD9.VY

Mapcode Global: WHB45.3SMJ

Entry Name: 3 Headstones to Raine Family About 20 Metres South of Church of St Romald

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111338

Location: Romaldkirk, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Romaldkirk

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

ROMALDKIRK MIDDLE GREEN
NY 9922
(North side, off)
29/165 Inset Three headstones
to Raine family
about 20 metres
south of Church
of St. Romald
II

Group of 3 Small headstones: William Raine died 1753; Ann Raine died 1771; John
Raine died 1772. Sandstone.

Headstone to William Raine has small semicircular top with moulded inner edge.
Sunk panel with inscription. Reverse bears poem:

The thread of life was Early spun
and Death eclipsed my morning sun
From my sad Cradle to my sable (chest)
Poor pilgrim I did find few years of rest
But now I rest my soul ... (illegible)

Headstone to Ann Raine has scrolled top above cornice. Raised panel bears
inscription of largely illegible poem beginning: Lament her not ...

Headstone to John Raine has scrolled-pedimented top. Raised panel with
inscription: HERE lyes (sic) the BoDy of John Raine who Died April 28 1772
Aged 81 years.


Listing NGR: NY9951822096

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