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Description: Brown Headstone 17 Metres South of East End of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236990
OS Grid Reference: NU2369311686
OS Grid Coordinates: 423693, 611686
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3986, -1.6274
NU 2311 LESBURY LESBURY VILLAGE
19/99 Brown headstone
17 metres south
of east end of
Church of St. Mary
Headstone, 1799. Sandstone. Relief-carved top panel with anchor, rope,
trumpet, arrow and scythe, flanked by shipwreck scenes. Inscription 'To
the Memory of Geo. Brown of Bedlington Master Mariner who on the 5th of AP;
1799 was wreck'd on this Coast aged 46 years.
The Boreas blasts & Neptunes Waves
Hath tost me to and fro
In spite of both by Gods decree
I Harbour here below
Now here at Anchor I do lie
With many of our Fleet
In hopes to set my Sail again
My Saviour Christ to meet
Listing NGR: NU2369311686
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