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Description: Blenkinsopp Headstone 1.0 Metre South of Church of the Holy Cross
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240756
OS Grid Reference: NY7077164030
OS Grid Coordinates: 370771, 564030
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9700, -2.4581
HALTWHISTLE MARKET PLACE
(South side, off)
headstone 1.0 metre
south of Church of
the Holy Cross
Large headstone to John Blenkinsopp died 1822. Sandstone. Reeded border.
Semicircular top has sunk panel containing relief shield with Blenkinsopp
crest surmounted by bent arm grasping sword. Large shield below revealed by
drawn-back carved drapery bearing motto: PERSEVERANCE. Shield inscribed to
John Blenkinsopp, his brother Thomas and their sister Elizabeth. Shield
flanked at base by reliefs of stacked books crowned by lamps with flames.
Listing NGR: NY7077164030
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Source: English Heritage
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