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TWO GRAVE COVERS AGAINST SOUTH WALL OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

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: TWO GRAVE COVERS AGAINST SOUTH WALL OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST

List entry Number: 1121481

Location

TWO GRAVE COVERS AGAINST SOUTH WALL OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, FRONT STREET

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Spennymoor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112250

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Details

NZ 23 SE SPENNYMOOR FRONT STREET (North side) Kirk Merrington

6/43 (inset)

Two grave covers against south wall of nave of Church of St. John the Evangelist

GV

II

Two grave covers c.2 and 6 metres east of south porch. Late C12 or early C13. Sandstone ashlar. Coped slabs c.1.5 metres long, with carving resembling overlapping planks; ridges end in slots for uprights at each end, and have circular cross-head termini at each end. The second also has drilled holes in end sockets.

Source: P.F. Ryder, The Medieval Cross Slab Grave Cover in Co. Durham, Durham 1985, p.101.

(Architectural and Archaeological Society of Northumberland and Durham, Research Report No. 1).

Listing NGR: NZ2621331454

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Research Report' in No 1, ()
'Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and North' in Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and North, (1985), 101

National Grid Reference: NZ 26213 31454

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