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Description: Robinson Tomb Circa 22 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111947
OS Grid Reference: NY9478025615
OS Grid Coordinates: 394780, 525615
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6256, -2.0824
MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE TOWN HEAD
24/146 (inset) Robinson tomb circa
22 metres south of
chancel of Church
of St. Mary
Headstone. Circa 1825 to Jane Robinson, wife of Christopher Robinson,
blacksmith, and members of their families to 1850; signed T. Snowball.
Sandstone ashlar slab c.1.7 metres high with shaped top. Top panel contains
hourglass, skeleton, cherub head and wings, and serpent and dove framing
book with motto BE YE/WISE/AS/SER/PENTS/AND/HARM/LESS/AS DOVES; ribbon
beside serpent 'ETERNITY HOW LONG', all in low relief. Well-cut inscription.
Rear has long verse, and signature in wreath at foot 'T. SNOWBALL FECIT'.
Listing NGR: NY9478025615
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Source: English Heritage
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