VASEY TOMB CIRCA 8 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203268
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1987
Statutory Address:
VASEY TOMB CIRCA 8 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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Location

Statutory Address:
VASEY TOMB CIRCA 8 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hamsterley
National Grid Reference:
NZ 12754 30886

Details

HAMSTERLEY HAMSTERLEY NZ13SW 11/80 (inset) Vasey tomb circa 8 metres south-east of Church of St. James

GV II

Headstone. Circa 1770 to Elizabeth, wife of Richard Vasey of Powtree, died aged 24; to Margaret, his second wife, died 1790 aged 39; and to Richard, died 1792, aged 57. Sandstone ashlar slab c. 1.5 metres high, with shaped moulded top. Latin inscription 'Sit in pace locus eorum'. Rear verse: 'Go home all friends and leave me hear (sic)/For I must lie till Christ/appear/At whose arise/I hope/to have/A joyfull rising from/my grave.'



Listing NGR: NZ1275430886

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
111882
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.

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