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Description: Charlton Headstone Approximately 3 Yards South of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238835
OS Grid Reference: NZ1659272941
OS Grid Coordinates: 416592, 572941
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0507, -1.7418
PONTELAND NORTH ROAD
NZ 1672 (East side)
27/341 Charlton headstone approx
3 yards south of
Church of St. Mary
Headstone. 1795 to James Charlton aged 24. Sandstone tablet with scrolled
pedimented top holding shell. Moulded surround. Relief carving of urn and
symbols of death.
Our life tho' short is mix'd with much alloy.
Death blasts a father's hope, a mother's joy.
Their fondest prospects quickly does destroy.
From us, alas, our darling youth is torn
This may excuse our weakness when we mourn.
Ours is the loss, the gain is all his own.
Listing NGR: NZ1659272941
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Source: English Heritage
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