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Statue of King Death Circa 30 Yards South West of Burradon Hall, Netherton

Description: Statue of King Death Circa 30 Yards South West of Burradon Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236186

OS Grid Reference: NT9829806097
OS Grid Coordinates: 398298, 606097
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3489, -2.0284

Location: Burradon, Netherton, Northumberland NE65 7HF

Locality: Netherton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7HF

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Listing Text

NT 90 NE
15/98 Statue of King Death
c.30 yards south west of
Burradon Hall


Statue of a greyhound called King Death. 1872. Sandstone. c. 2 ft. 6 inches
high and 3 ft. long.

Dog seated on plain plinth with worn inscription which formerly read
Winner of the Waterloo Cup, Waterloo Plate etc.
Born 18th Feb. 1862. Died 16th Dec. 1872
Fleve et meminisse relictum est."

The statue was formerly in the garden of Waterloo House, Harbottle (q.v.) which
was renamed by the owner Dr. Richardson in honour of the dog's exploits.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NT9829806097

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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