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Snaith Tomb Circa 7 Metres South 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: -1.6359 / 1°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 423505

OS Northings: 545287

OS Grid: NZ235452

Mapcode National: GBR KD0X.MF

Mapcode Global: WHC4H.VK6M

Entry Name: Snaith Tomb Circa 7 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110045

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)
1/54 (inset) Snaith tomb
circa 7 metres
south of east
end of Church
of St. Michael
GV II

Chest tomb. Probably late C17; to John Snaith and his wife Frances. Sandstone
ashlar slab with moulded edge; end supports have double cord-moulded edges
and large low-relief skull with cross-bones; sides damaged, leaving only
corner cord-moulding. Top partly eroded, with small incised cross at head
of long inscription in letters of late C17 or early C18 character.


Listing NGR: NZ2350545287

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