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Monument to Dorothy Heslop C10 Yards South of Church of St Mary, Ovingham

Description: Monument to Dorothy Heslop C10 Yards South of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239471

OS Grid Reference: NZ0848263687
OS Grid Coordinates: 408482, 563687
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9677, -1.8690

Location: Castle View, Ovingham, Northumberland NE42 6BW

Locality: Ovingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE42 6BW

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Listing Text


22/116 Monument to Dorothy
Heslop clO yards south
of Church of St. Mary

Churchyard memorial. 1793. Sandstone. Arched top with cherub's head between
scrolls. Frame of leaf carving around edges. Inscription includes 2 verses.

Forever conscious of her heavenly birth
And dead to all the vanities on earth
Impatient to attain a purer clime
She lived superior to the toys of time

also to her husband 1822

The silent grave must be his bed
Till Christ appears to raise the dead

Listing NGR: NZ0848263687

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Source: English Heritage

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