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Latitude: 54.6746 / 54°40'28"N
Longitude: -1.8175 / 1°49'3"W
OS Eastings: 411863
OS Northings: 531071
OS Grid: NZ118310
Mapcode National: GBR HGRD.92
Mapcode Global: WHC50.1RSR
Entry Name: Dowson Tomb Circa 3 Metres South of Baptist Chapel
Listing Date: 26 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1376872
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111869
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
23/67 Dowson tomb circa 3
metres South of
Headstone. 1777 to George Dowson and to his son Joseph died 1796. Sandstone
slab c. one metre high with shaped top and well-cut inscription, that to
George ending'Aged 47 years'flanked by scrolls. Second inscription 'In Memory
of Joseph Dowson of Malan (Mayland) whose death was occasioned by the
breaking of a Grindstone at Bedburn Mill May 6 1796 aged 45 years.' Removed to
side of graveyard. Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1186331071
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