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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121481

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1988

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

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Location

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

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Spennymoor

National Grid Reference: NZ 26213 31454

Summary

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History

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 112250

Legacy System: LBS

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

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