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Description: Monument to First Lord Armstrong at South West of Detached Graveyard
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236617
OS Grid Reference: NU0572501575
OS Grid Coordinates: 405725, 601575
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3082, -1.9113
ROTHBURY CHURCH STREET
25/272 Monument to 1st
Lord Armstrong at
Graveyard monument, 1900. Cut stone. Paved rectangle enclosed by dwarf wall
with moulded coping. At west end two-stepped base to plinth of Celtic cross
with plant scrolls and central rose boss to head. On plinth inscriptions to
William George, 1st Lord Armstrong of Cragside, d.1900, 'HIS SCIENTIFIC
ATTAINMENTS GAINED HIM A WORLD WIDE CELEBRITY, AND HIS GREAT PHILANTHROPY THE
GRATITUDE OF THE POOR'. Margaret Lady Armstrong, d.1893, text from Ecclesiastes
and the Armstrong arms.
Listing NGR: NU0572501575
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Source: English Heritage
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