5 WALTON TOMBS AND ONE BELL TOMB CIRCA 14 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121596

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

Statutory Address: 5 WALTON TOMBS AND ONE BELL TOMB CIRCA 14 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, TOWN END

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Location

Statutory Address: 5 WALTON TOMBS AND ONE BELL TOMB CIRCA 14 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, TOWN END

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

National Grid Reference: NY 94759 25609

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History

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Details

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE TOWN HEAD NY 9425 (East side) 24/138 (inset) 5 Walton tombs and one Bell tomb circa 14 metres south of porch of Church of St. Mary GV II

6 headstones, dated 1749 to 1818, with inscriptions to members of Walton family to 1876 (Christian names William, John,Elizabeth and George) and to Mary Bell. All sandstone ashlar slabs, from c.0.5 to 0.8 metre high, with shaped top. Some have verses on rear:

1. Elizabeth, died 1772:'Farewell vain world I must thee leave/To dust I must return/For out of it I first was made/Therefore forbear to mourn/ Twas in the dawning of my years/That Death to me was sent/To you that have a longer time/Be careful to repent/For in my health I litle thought/ My glass was run so near/But now the time for me is come/No longer to be here'.

2. Elizabeth, died 1720: 'All things will turn for good/If you the Lord do fear this is/the charge I leave to you my/Children dear stick close unto/ this God of mine, which I have/found so true and what you see/hes done for me heel do the/same for you.

Listing NGR: NY9475925609

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 111939

Legacy System: LBS

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