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Horn Headstone, 5 Metres South of Church of St Romald, Romaldkirk

Description: Horn Headstone, 5 Metres South of Church of St Romald

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111341

OS Grid Reference: NY9952022109
OS Grid Coordinates: 399520, 522109
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5942, -2.0089

Location: Eggleston Lane, Romaldkirk, Durham DL12 9EB

Locality: Romaldkirk
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9EB

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Listing Text

NY 9922
(North side, off)
29/168 Inset
Horn headstone,
5.0 metres south
of Church of St.

Large headstone. 1798 to Johnathon Horn of Brisco and his family. Sandstone.
Shaped top and recessed circular panel with relief of a draped urn. Reverse
inscribed: IN TOKEN of esteem and Gratitude to an affectionate
Father, this stone is erected to the Memory of the said
JOHNATHON HORN, who by the innate vigour of his
Genius improved by unwearied Application, acquired a
Most extensive knowledge of the MATHEMATICS. His
heart was endowed with every social and Manly virtue,
and adorned with those qualities, which constitute an
aimiable character.

Listing NGR: NY9952022109

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Source: English Heritage

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