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Maxnil Headstone 10 Metres West of South Aisle of Church of St Peter, Bywell

Description: Maxnil Headstone 10 Metres West of South Aisle of Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239824

OS Grid Reference: NZ0490761418
OS Grid Coordinates: 404907, 561418
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9474, -1.9249

Location: Bywell, Northumberland NE43 7AE

Locality: Bywell
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE43 7AE

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Listing Text

NZ 0461
23/63 Maxnil headstone
10 metres west of
south aisle of
Church of St.Peter


Headstone, 1709. Sandstone. Swept segmental top with relief carving of
naturalistic death's head with scallop shell and drapery above, and book with
self-swallowing serpent and scythe below. Inscription below to Thomas Maxnil
and other members of Maxnil family, continued on reverse.

Unusually good quality masoncraft for the date.

Listing NGR: NZ0490761418

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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