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Latitude: 54.6358 / 54°38'8"N
Longitude: -1.7094 / 1°42'33"W
OS Eastings: 418852
OS Northings: 526778
OS Grid: NZ188267
Mapcode National: GBR JGHT.QZ
Mapcode Global: WHC57.QR50
Entry Name: Group of Table Tombs 3 Metres to East of Church of St Helen
Listing Date: 23 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196603
English Heritage Legacy ID: 385689
Location: County Durham, DL14
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: West Auckland
Built-Up Area: Bishop Auckland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Auckland St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ1826 MANOR ROAD, St Helen Auckland
634-1/10/153 (North side (off))
Group of table tombs 3 metres to
east of Church of St Helen
Group of 3 chest tombs to members of Eden family. Mid C18 to
early C19. Ashlar and marble. (i): adjacent to church wall.
c1755. Ogee-moulded plinth to large plain sided sandstone
chest. Moulded edge to top slab, probably of marble.
Inscription to Sir Robert Eden d.1755 aged 36, his wife Mary
d.1794 aged 73. (ii): immediately E of (i). c1790. Plain
plinth to 6 tapered fluted pilasters with plinths and Ionic
capitals, with recessed plain slabs between, supporting top
slab with moulded edge. Inscription to Harriett Eden d.1789
aged 5, another 2-year old daughter of Sir John Eden, and
Caroline Eden (date illegible). Verse (..an unspotted life...)
and inscription partly eroded. (iii): 3m N of (i). c1766.
Table with moulded plinth, 4 bombe angle pilasters with simple
plinths and necking, and round-edged top slab. Inscription to
Catherine Eden d.1766 aged 23, wife of Sir John Eden Bart. of
Windlestone, and to Dorothea his second wife, d.1792 aged 45,
and also to Sir John d.1812 aged 71. The Eden family lived at
West Auckland Manor for many years before moving to
Listing NGR: NZ1885226778
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