History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Whitfield Tomb Circa 4 Metres North of Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


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

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hamsterley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

23/65 Whitfield tomb
circa 4 metres
North of Baptist
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

Listing NGR: NZ1185931090

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

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.