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Whitfield Tomb Circa 4 Metres North of Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6747 / 54°40'29"N

Longitude: -1.8176 / 1°49'3"W

OS Eastings: 411859

OS Northings: 531090

OS Grid: NZ118310

Mapcode National: GBR HGRD.90

Mapcode Global: WHC50.1RRM

Entry Name: Whitfield Tomb Circa 4 Metres North of Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111867

Location: Hamsterley, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hamsterley

Built-Up Area: Hamsterley (nr Witton-le-Wear)

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

HAMSTERLEY HAMSTERLEY
NY1131
23/65 Whitfield tomb
circa 4 metres
North of Baptist
Chapel
GV II
Headstone. Circa 1821 to Rev. Charles Whitfield. Sandstone slab c. 1.2
metres high with shaped top. Low-relief urn above well-cut, but partly eroded,
inscription: 'Rev. Charles Whitfield, Pastor of the Baptist Congregation/of
this place/his immortal Spirit ascended to GOD/July 18 1821 in the 73 Year of
his Age/as A Friend as A Christian/And as A M... of the Gosple (sic)/He
conducted ..., uch a Manner/as justly to des... to enjoy/the most ...
Whitfield was minister at the time of the building of" the baptist chapel (q.v.)
and was a leader in the evangelical revival. Information from Geoffrey
Milburn.


Listing NGR: NZ1185931090

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