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2 Stone Coffins (Approximately 300 Metres to West of Swinton Castle)

A Grade II Listed Building in Swinton with Warthermarske, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.2142 / 54°12'51"N

Longitude: -1.6844 / 1°41'3"W

OS Eastings: 420679

OS Northings: 479875

OS Grid: SE206798

Mapcode National: GBR JMPQ.42

Mapcode Global: WHC7D.3B5N

Entry Name: 2 Stone Coffins (Approximately 300 Metres to West of Swinton Castle)

Listing Date: 28 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325105

Location: Swinton with Warthermarske, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Swinton with Warthermarske

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 27 NW SWINTON WITH WARTHERMARSKE SWINTON PARK


6/113 2 stone coffins
(approximately 300 metres
to west of Swinton
Castle)


- II


2 coffins. Probably Roman, rediscovered in 1835. Set out for William Danby
of Swinton Castle. Stone. Monolithic sarcophogi carved out with curved
sides, 1 with flat bevelled lid, the other having triangular-sectioned lid
hipped at one end. A semicircle of large random-lain stone surrounds the
coffins. J Cornforth "Swinton, Yorkshire III", Country Life April 21, 1966
pp 943-948.


Listing NGR: SE2067979875

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