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Description: Bell and White Headstones 17 Metres East of Church of St Mungo
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240823
OS Grid Reference: NY8712973577
OS Grid Coordinates: 387129, 573577
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0565, -2.2030
SIMONBURN THE GREEN
(West side, off)
19/139 Bell and White
headstones, 17 metres
east of Church
of St. Mungo
1. 1824 to William Bell. Sandstone. 1.75 metres tall. Shaped top and sunk
panel with relief of urn and swags. Large oval panel on reverse inscribed:
Stop passenger as you go by
And view those heaps of dust
While in the publick life we lived
In God we put our trust
But why should you lament the loss
And morn (sic) for us that is gone
Prepare thyself to bear the cross
Or here you cannot come.
2. 1818 to Mary White. Sandstone. 1.5 metres tall. Shaped top and raised
moulded border. Inscription within raised oval panel surmounted by relief
Listing NGR: NY8712973577
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Source: English Heritage
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