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Robinson Tomb Circa 22 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6257 / 54°37'32"N

Longitude: -2.0824 / 2°4'56"W

OS Eastings: 394780

OS Northings: 525615

OS Grid: NY947256

Mapcode National: GBR FGWY.ZM

Mapcode Global: WHB3X.ZZKS

Entry Name: Robinson Tomb Circa 22 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111947

Location: Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

Built-Up Area: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE TOWN HEAD
NY 9425
(East side)
24/146 (inset) Robinson tomb circa
22 metres south of
chancel of Church
of St. Mary
GV II

Headstone. Circa 1825 to Jane Robinson, wife of Christopher Robinson,
blacksmith, and members of their families to 1850; signed T. Snowball.
Sandstone ashlar slab c.1.7 metres high with shaped top. Top panel contains
hourglass, skeleton, cherub head and wings, and serpent and dove framing
book with motto BE YE/WISE/AS/SER/PENTS/AND/HARM/LESS/AS DOVES; ribbon
beside serpent 'ETERNITY HOW LONG', all in low relief. Well-cut inscription.
Rear has long verse, and signature in wreath at foot 'T. SNOWBALL FECIT'.


Listing NGR: NY9478025615

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