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Clark Tomb Circa 15 Metres South of West End of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Witton Gilbert, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8019 / 54°48'6"N

Longitude: -1.6361 / 1°38'10"W

OS Eastings: 423488

OS Northings: 545287

OS Grid: NZ234452

Mapcode National: GBR KD0X.LF

Mapcode Global: WHC4H.VK2M

Entry Name: Clark Tomb Circa 15 Metres South of West End of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110043

Location: Witton Gilbert, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Witton Gilbert

Built-Up Area: Witton Gilbert

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Witton Gilbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

WITTON GILBERT CHURCH LANE
NZ 24 NW
(South end)
1/52 (inset)
Clark tomb circa
15 metres south
of west end of
church of St.
Michael
GV
II

Headstone. Circa 1777 to Stephen Clark. Sandstone slab c.one metre high with
shaped top. Long inscription to Clark, schoolmaster and clerk of the parish
for 52 years, died May 30th, 1777, aged 71. 'Reader be admonished by this
Stone / to imitate the example of the deceased / who as a Man felt for every
distress / & to the utmost of his power relieved it / as a Neighbour cheerfully
performed / every friendly office to all who solicited / him - as a Christian
he lived in Faith / & died in hope / Some friends in testimony of their /
esteem of so useful a character / have erected this Monument.'
Included for historical interest.


Listing NGR: NZ2348845287

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