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Tomb to Sir William Pudsey, 1 Metre South of the Church of St. Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Gainford, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5451 / 54°32'42"N

Longitude: -1.7389 / 1°44'20"W

OS Eastings: 416986

OS Northings: 516679

OS Grid: NZ169166

Mapcode National: GBR JH9W.BH

Mapcode Global: WHC5T.805Z

Entry Name: Tomb to Sir William Pudsey, 1 Metre South of the Church of St. Mary

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111070

Location: Gainford, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Gainford

Built-Up Area: Gainford

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Gainford

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1616 - 1716 GAINFORD LOW GREEN
(South side, off)

9/117 Tomb to Sir William
Pudsey, 1 metre south
of Church of St. Mary
II


Chest tomb. Circa 1500, to Sir William Pudsey and his wife Elizabeth. Weather-
worn grey limestone slab on low sides. South and east sides have raised central
shields. Single slab has chamfered upper arris with raised inscription in
Gothic lettering: HIC IACEUT DNS WILLMS PUDCEY MILES ET ELIZABETH UXOR EIUS
QUORU' AIARU PROPICIETUR DEUS AMEN. Later inscription cut into slab:
WILLIAM CRADOCK ESQR DIED THE 6TH OF JULY 1736 AGED (illegible).


Listing NGR: NZ1698616679

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