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Dowson Tomb Circa 3 Metres South of Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hamsterley, County Durham

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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

Grade: II

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

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

23/67 Dowson tomb circa 3
metres South of
Baptist Chapel
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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