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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
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
NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM CHURHC STREET
circa 9 metres
south of Church
of St Michael
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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