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Grave of Emily Davison Approx 100 Yards North-West of Church of St Mary, Morpeth

Description: Grave of Emily Davison Approx 100 Yards North-West of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238721

OS Grid Reference: NZ1962485130
OS Grid Coordinates: 419624, 585130
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1601, -1.6935

Location: 34 St Marys Field, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 2QX

Locality: Morpeth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 2QX

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Listing Text

NZ 1985

24/355 Grave of Emily
Davison approx 100
yards north-west
of Church of St.Mary


Gravestone of Emily Davison, 1913; also various family members and dates 1866-
1918. White marble. Moulded square base and tall tapering block. Multi-
moulded top bearing a cross. .

Inscribed: Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life
for his friends. EMILY WILDING DAVISON
Born Oct. 11th 1872
Died June 8th 1913

Emily Davison was the suffragette who threw herself in front of the King's
horse on Derby day 1913.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1962485130

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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