HEADSTONE TO WILLIAM SHAW, 3 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GILES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121037

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: HEADSTONE TO WILLIAM SHAW, 3 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GILES, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: HEADSTONE TO WILLIAM SHAW, 3 METRES NORTH OF CHURCH OF ST GILES, THE STREET

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Bowes

National Grid Reference: NY 99301 13521

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BOWES THE STREET NY 9913 (South side, off) 33/31 Headstone to William Shaw, 3.0 metres north of Church of St. Giles II Large headstone. 1850 to William Shaw. Sandstone.

Headstone with raised moulded edge and 4-centred top. Inscribed: In memory of William Shaw who died January 10th 1850 Aged 67 years.

Dickens based the character of Wackford Squeers on William Shaw, principal of the Bowes Academy. See entry for Dotheboys Hall (Item 19/34 and 33/34).

Listed for historical interest.

(John Manning, Dickens on Education, 1959).

Listing NGR: NY9930113521

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 111193

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Manning, J, Dickens on Education, (1959)

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