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FOSTER AND MILLS SLABS 4 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST BRANDON

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FOSTER AND MILLS SLABS 4 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST BRANDON

List entry Number: 1120768

Location

FOSTER AND MILLS SLABS 4 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST BRANDON, NORTH DRIVE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brancepeth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109902

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRANCEPETH NORTH DRIVE NZ 2237 (South side, off) Brancepeth Park 15/21 Inset Foster and Mills slabs, 4.0 metres south of Church of St. Brandon II

Two slabs raised on piers. 1. 1721 to Jane Foster. Frosterley marble slab on sandstone piers. Wedge- shaped slab with deeply-chamfered sides resting on two squat circular piers. Inscription, across sides and top face, reads: HERE LIETH YE BODY OF JANE THE WIFE OF HENRY FOSTER, ALDERMAN OF DURHAM, WHO DIED JUNE ... 1721. AGED 49 YEARS. 2. 1807 to Henry Mills. Sandstone. Large horizontal slab with cyma-moulded edges rests on two 1.0-metre high circular piers. Worn inscription.

Listing NGR: NZ2249337684

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National Grid Reference: NZ 22493 37684

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