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Vasey Tomb Circa 8 Metres South East of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6729 / 54°40'22"N

Longitude: -1.8037 / 1°48'13"W

OS Eastings: 412754

OS Northings: 530886

OS Grid: NZ127308

Mapcode National: GBR HGVD.9P

Mapcode Global: WHC50.8TB2

Entry Name: Vasey Tomb Circa 8 Metres South East of Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111882

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

11/80 (inset) Vasey tomb circa
8 metres south-east
of Church of St.


Headstone. Circa 1770 to Elizabeth, wife of Richard Vasey of Powtree, died
aged 24; to Margaret, his second wife, died 1790 aged 39; and to Richard, died
1792, aged 57. Sandstone ashlar slab c. 1.5 metres high, with shaped moulded
top. Latin inscription 'Sit in pace locus eorum'. Rear verse: 'Go home all
friends and leave me hear (sic)/For I must lie till Christ/appear/At whose
arise/I hope/to have/A joyfull rising from/my grave.'

Listing NGR: NZ1275430886

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