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Bickerton and Dickson Headstones 2 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Maurice, Eglingham

Description: Bickerton and Dickson Headstones 2 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Maurice

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236512

OS Grid Reference: NU1062419456
OS Grid Coordinates: 410624, 619456
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4688, -1.8335

Location: B6346, Eglingham, Northumberland NE66 2TZ

Locality: Eglingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2TZ

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Listing Text

NU 1019
(South side, off)
19/171 Bickerton and
Dickson headstones
2 metres south of
chancel of Church
of St. Maurice

Headstones, C18. Sandstone. Southern stone has steeply-arched top with
relief-carved cherub above inscription to William Dickson, d.1735; on reverse
oval cartouche in moulded panel, with recumbent hourglass and death's head.
Northern stone has shaped top and inscription to Mary Bickerton (aged 13)
d.1781, with verse:
When the archangels trump shall blow
And souls to bodies join
Thousands will wish their lives below
Had been as short as thine.

Listing NGR: NU1062419456

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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