British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Monument to Wm. Atkinson C.20 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew, Kirkwhelpington

Description: Monument to Wm. Atkinson C.20 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239619

OS Grid Reference: NY9963884400
OS Grid Coordinates: 399638, 584400
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1539, -2.0072

Location: Wits End, Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland NE19 2RS

Locality: Kirkwhelpington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 2RS

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text


7/84 Monument to Wm.Atkinson
c.20 yards south of
Church of St.Bartholomew

Churchyard memorial. 1790. Ashlar. Plain tablet with arched top inscribed to
William Atkinson who died by a fall from his horse. It says:

In an extensive business, Industry and Integrity
brought him patronage and Respect. Stranger alike to
servility and Oppression he studiously avoided to give
offence to the Rich and cherished the laudible Endeavours
of the poor.
That thou mayst merit the sigh and tear due to the
memory of the good and just
Like his
Let thy life be useful and blameless.

Rear of stone has earlier carving of cherubs and commemorates a death of 1775.

Listing NGR: NY9963884400

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.