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Gainforth Tomb Circa 9 Metres South of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Middleham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6752 / 54°40'30"N

Longitude: -1.4927 / 1°29'33"W

OS Eastings: 432810

OS Northings: 531240

OS Grid: NZ328312

Mapcode National: GBR LG0C.MV

Mapcode Global: WHD69.1RG9

Entry Name: Gainforth Tomb Circa 9 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112213

Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham

Built-Up Area: Bishop Middleham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM CHURHC STREET
(South end)

7/7 (inset)

Gainforth tomb
circa 9 metres
south of Church
of St Michael

GV

II

Headstone. Circa 1704 to William Gainforth. Red sandstone ashlar slab,
c.0.6 metre high and 0.3 metre wide, has inscription in lower square; top
has skull between top scrolls, and large feathered wings. Rear has skull
and crossed bones in low relief over continued inscription.


Listing NGR: NZ3281031240

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