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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
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
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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