James and Mary Barns

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Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Date of Marker (estimate): Late 19th century
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Comments: Footstone base is buried below grade
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, previously cleaned by MC, raising

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Good

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 404
Historic Number: 42D
Cemetery Section: 7
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 53
Marker Width (in): 24
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 6
Footstone Height (in): 15
Footstone Width (in): 16
Footstone Thickness (in): 3.5

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.