Description: The Waterloo Stones 350 Metres North East of the Hall
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236862
OS Grid Reference: NU1708604990
OS Grid Coordinates: 417086, 604990
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3387, -1.7322
NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON HALL
NU 10 SE NU 17080498
6/193 The Waterloo Stones,
350 metres north-
east of the Hall
Memorial stones, early C19. Sandstone. Three upright roughly-shaped
headstone-like stones. c.O.9 metre high, and a fourth larger slab recumbent
in front of the central upright stone.
Central upright stone inscribed 'NAPOLEON/FINALLY SUBDUED/BY WELLINGTON/AT
WATERLOO/JUNE 18, 1815'; recumbent slab 'G R/11 D N/WELLINGTON/LE MERCHANT/
SALAMANCA/ENGLAND W.S.1/P JULY 22nd 1812/The above illustrious example/most
nobly and gloriously followed/in the course of the same year /by Russia/
Vittoria/June 21st 1815/Shannon/June 1st 1815/Liepsig/0ct,1815'. Left upright
stone 'DANZO/THOMAS PHILIP/Sep 16 1813'; Right upright stone 'DANZO/N. JONES/
Sep 16 1813'.
The 'Danzo' stones are locally said to mark the graves of two French seamen
drowned on the Northumberland coast.
Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NU1708604990
Source: English Heritage
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