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Whitfield Headstone 20 Metres South of Church of the Holy Cross, Haltwhistle

Description: Whitfield Headstone 20 Metres South of Church of the Holy Cross

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240759

OS Grid Reference: NY7078664008
OS Grid Coordinates: 370786, 564008
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9698, -2.4579

Location: Black Bull Lane, Haltwhistle, Northumberland NE49 0AA

Locality: Haltwhistle
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE49 0AA

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Listing Text

NY 7064
(South side, off)
20/25 Whitfield headstone
20 metres south
of Church of the
Holy Cross

Large headstone. 1840 to Rebecca Whitfield. Sculpted by T. Raper (name
inscribed in plinth). 2 stages on moulded base. Upper stage has tapering
sides narrowing to triangular top; bold relief of urn on base with carved
anchor and ropes. Lower stage has gadrooned top and tapering sides narrowing
to base. Lower stage inscribed:

In memory of Rebecca, the beloved wife of Edward Whitfield
Of Newcastle on Tyne, Shipowner and Merchant, and daughter
of Lewis Nanney Esquire of Haltwhistle, who departed this
life on the 16th day of November 1840 in the 27th year of
her age and who with her INFANT BABY lies here interred.

Listing NGR: NY7078664008

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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