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Parkin Tomb Circa 8 Metres South of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6728 / 54°40'22"N

Longitude: -1.8042 / 1°48'15"W

OS Eastings: 412722

OS Northings: 530879

OS Grid: NZ127308

Mapcode National: GBR HGVD.5P

Mapcode Global: WHC50.8T33

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

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111879

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

11/77 (inset) Parkin tomb circa 8
metres south of
Church of St. James


Headstone to Christopher Parkin, died 1807, and members of his family from
1752 to 1820. Sandstone ashlar slab c. 1.6 metres high with shaped top. Small
pecked top panel has 2 low-relief winged cherubs. Long inscription includes
'In Commemoration and Affection/was Erected this Stone by Elizabeth Parkin/the
Disconsolate widow of the above Michael Parkin and Jane and Alice/his two
surviving daughters'. Rear inscribed 'ALLAH KERIM' and 'The Providence of GOD
is great', with commemoration of members of family.

Listing NGR: NZ1272230879

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