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Mitford Castle. Two Headstones to North of Chapel Ruin

A Grade I Listed Building in Mitford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1631 / 55°9'46"N

Longitude: -1.7347 / 1°44'4"W

OS Eastings: 416999

OS Northings: 585446

OS Grid: NZ169854

Mapcode National: GBR J8BR.70

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.BH68

Entry Name: Mitford Castle. Two Headstones to North of Chapel Ruin

Location: Mitford, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Parish: Mitford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Listing Date: 20 October 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238935

Source ID: 1042647

Listing Text

MITFORD MITFORD
NZ 1785
10/20 Mitford Castle.
Two headstones to
20.10.69 north of chapel ruin
GV I

Headstones, probably early C12. Part of a cemetery with several sepulchral
monuments in situ, uncovered in 1939. The northern stone, 0.40 metre high,
has an incised equal-armed cross with an expanded centre; the adjacent body
stone is now in Mitford churchyard, on the north side of the chancel of the
parish church. Other stones removed or destroyed by vandals.


Listing NGR: NZ1700385435

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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