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Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 5 Metres West of Church of St. Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Staindrop, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5807 / 54°34'50"N

Longitude: -1.7991 / 1°47'56"W

OS Eastings: 413080

OS Northings: 520626

OS Grid: NZ130206

Mapcode National: GBR HHWG.9Q

Mapcode Global: WHC5L.B4H6

Entry Name: Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 5 Metres West of Church of St. Mary

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111496

Location: Staindrop, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Staindrop

Built-Up Area: Staindrop

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Staindrop

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1320
(North side)
18/131 Group of 4
approximately 5
metres west of
Church of St. Mary


4 headstones. Circa 1702 for Ralph ? Lawson, 1748 for William Awde, 1768 for
Ralph Sidgwick and 1778 for William Wheatley. Sandstone ashlar. Sidgwick and
Wheatley facing east, the others facing west and backing onto them.

1. Sidgwick at south-east of group: slab c.O.9 metre high, moulded with
pediment and deeply-cut inscription.

2. Wheatley at north-east: slab c.1 metre high with bracketed scrolled top,
the scrolls linked by swags on tooled background, and well-cut inscription.
Verse on rear.

3. Awde at south-west: shaped-top slab c.0.7 metre high with moulded surround.

4. ? Lawson. Scroll-topped slab c.0.5 metre high with ogee-patterned edge
moulding; low-relief face between top spirals, with 17 and 02 either side.
Large-lettered inscription, partly obscured by vegetation, continues up
sides and on rear.

All 4 include other members of the families.

Listing NGR: NZ1308020626

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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