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Hunter Headstone 3 Metres South-East of Chancel of Church of St. Andrew, Shotley Low Quarter

Description: Hunter Headstone 3 Metres South-East of Chancel of Church of St. Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240633

OS Grid Reference: NZ0454055196
OS Grid Coordinates: 404540, 555196
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8915, -1.9307

Location: Shotley Low Quarter, Northumberland DH8 9SJ

Locality: Shotley Low Quarter
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: DH8 9SJ

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Listing Text

NZ 05 NW
Hunter headstone 3
metres south-east
of chancel of Church
of St. Andrew.

GV ll

Headstone, 1799. Sandstone. Shaped top with relief carving of
blacksmith's tools above inscription to John Hunter of Black Hedley
Woodhouse. Rear has verse:

My Anvil and Hammer lies declind
My Bellows have quite lost their wind
My Fires extinct my Forge decayd
My Vice is in the dust all laid
My Coals is spent my Iron gone
My Nails are drove my Work is done
My Mortal part lies nigh this stone
My Soul to Heaven I hope is gone.

Listing NGR: NZ0454055196

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Source: English Heritage

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