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Crisp Headstone 1.5 Metres South of East End of Chancel of Church of St Maurice, Eglingham

Description: Crisp Headstone 1.5 Metres South of East End of Chancel of Church of St Maurice

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236513

OS Grid Reference: NU1062819455
OS Grid Coordinates: 410628, 619455
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4688, -1.8334

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)
19/172 Crisp headstone
1.5 metres south
of east end of
chancel of Church
of St. Maurice

Headstone, 1722. Sandstone. Gable-topped stone with raised ornament on edge
and sunk arched panel flanked by pilasters; inscription to Samual Crisp, son
of Richard Crisp of Hedgely, above verse:

Affliction Sore with Patie
nce Borne Physition was in
Wain til Death Gave Ease
When God Did please to
Free him From his paine.

Reverse has sunk triangular panel with central stylised mask flanked by death's
head and crossed bones.

An early version of the ubiquitous rhyme.

Listing NGR: NU1062819455

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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