MESSAGE GRAVE SLAB 17 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1160134
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
MESSAGE GRAVE SLAB 17 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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Location

Statutory Address:
MESSAGE GRAVE SLAB 17 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Barningham
National Grid Reference:
NZ 08534 10422

Details

NZ 0810 BARNINGHAM BARNINGHAM VILLAGE (North side)

15/40 Message grave slab 17 metres south of Church of St. Michael

GV II



Floor stone, 1503. Blue limestone. Rectangular slab with incised chalice below worn inscription, carved in relief within a sunk panel:

Hic Requiescat Thomas Message quondam rector huius ecclesiae qui obiit ... Anno MDIII Cuius animae propietur deus

Thomas Message is recorded as being rector of Barningham in 1488. The slab may be an in-situ remnant of the flooring of the medieval church demolished in 1816.

Information from Mr. Merryne Watson of Newsham.

Listing NGR: NZ0853410422

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
111629
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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