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Mitford Castle. Two Headstones to North of Chapel Ruin, Mitford

Description: Mitford Castle. Two Headstones to North of Chapel Ruin

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238935

OS Grid Reference: NZ1699985446
OS Grid Coordinates: 416999, 585446
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1630, -1.7347

Location: Mitford, Northumberland NE61 3PZ

Locality: Mitford
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 3PZ

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Listing Text

NZ 1785
10/20 Mitford Castle.
Two headstones to
20.10.69 north of chapel ruin

Headstones, probably early C12. Part of a cemetery with several sepulchral
monuments in situ, uncovered in 1939. The northern stone, 0.40 metre high,
has an incised equal-armed cross with an expanded centre; the adjacent body
stone is now in Mitford churchyard, on the north side of the chancel of the
parish church. Other stones removed or destroyed by vandals.

Listing NGR: NZ1700385435

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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