2004

NZ1616 : Gainford church tower

taken 20 years ago, near to Gainford, County Durham, England

Gainford church tower
Gainford church tower
Gainford Church (date c.1200), which stands on the site of an earlier Saxon edifice, was ceded by Bernard Baliol to St Mary's Abbey at York in 1159. It was restored in 1862, when a Roman inscribed stone was found worked up in one of the tower piers. [Murray's Handbook:1890].

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NZ1616, 121 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Stanley Howe   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 7 November, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 October, 2006
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 169 167 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.7220N 1:44.3608W
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