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Wilson and Stockburn Headstones 10 Metres South of Church of St Brandon

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7336 / 54°44'0"N

Longitude: -1.6524 / 1°39'8"W

OS Eastings: 422478

OS Northings: 537678

OS Grid: NZ224376

Mapcode National: GBR JFXP.1X

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.L9B0

Entry Name: Wilson and Stockburn Headstones 10 Metres South of Church of St Brandon

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109904

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2237
(South side, off)
Brancepeth Park
15/23 Inset Wilson and Stockburn
headstones, 10 metres
south of Church of
St. Brandon

Two headstones.
1. 1782 to John Wilson. Sandstone. 1.5 metres high with shaped top and
moulded border. Raised cartouche flanked by scrolled foliage.
Inscription reads:
Here lies the body of John
Son of Robert and Rachel Wilson
Who departed this Life
June 13th 1782 Aged 15 Years.
No Crime did ever my Consience sing
But Death came with its sharpest Wing
And quickly sent me to my Grave
I hope that God my Soul will Save.
I know this Child his God did fear
And always lov'd his Parents dear.
2. 1777 to Hannah Stockburn. Sandstone. 0.75 metre high with shaped top
and inscription.

Listing NGR: NZ2247837678

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