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Inscribed Stone About 60 Metres South of Hauxley Hall, Hauxley

Description: Inscribed Stone About 60 Metres South of Hauxley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236809

OS Grid Reference: NU2788003030
OS Grid Coordinates: 427880, 603030
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3206, -1.5622

Location: Hauxley Lane, Hauxley, Northumberland NE65 0JP

Locality: Hauxley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 0JP

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Listing Text

NU 20 SE
8/140 Inscribed stone
c.60 metres south
of Hauxley Hall

Inscribed stone, early C19. Rectangular sandstone block 0.70 x 0.50 metres
and 1.30 metres high. Incised inscription on north face:

This Portion
of the Hauxley Property
was redeemed
to its Hereditary Course
By the zeal and exertions
of the Rev. Joseph Cook
of Newton Hall
Through the Medium
of a Suit
In the Court of Chancery
Commenced Jan 1798
Terminated May 1809.

Historical note: The stone is in error: this field was not part of the
patrimonial estate of the Widdringtons but was purchased by them in 1762 from
Kirton's mortgagees (Northumberland County History V p.308).

Listing NGR: NU2788003030

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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