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Description: Monument to Walter Mavin at South East of Detached Graveyard
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236616
OS Grid Reference: NU0577801571
OS Grid Coordinates: 405778, 601571
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3082, -1.9105
ROTHBURY CHURCH STREET
25/271 Monument to Walter
Mavin at south-
east of detached
Graveyard monument, 1900. Cut stone. Rectangular plot with chamfered kerb
and headstone with inscription to Walter Mavin 'the Coquet Angler' 1814-1900.
Relief carving of river scene with fish, heron and bulrushes, and verse:
BUT WHERE'S THE AULD FISHER SAE BENT AN' SAE LAME
WHA CAM ILKA SPRING WI' HIS ROD AN' HIS CREEL?
DEATH'S CA'D HIM AWA' TO HIS LANG LATEST HAME
AND HE'LL WANDER NAE MAIR BY THE STREAMS HE LOED WEEL
Listing NGR: NU0577801571
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Source: English Heritage
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