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Bell and White Headstones 17 Metres East of Church of St Mungo, Simonburn

Description: Bell and White Headstones 17 Metres East of Church of St Mungo

Grade: II
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

Location: Castle Lane, Simonburn, Northumberland NE48 3AP

Locality: Simonburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3AP

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Listing Text

NY 8773
(West side, off)
19/139 Bell and White
headstones, 17 metres
east of Church
of St. Mungo

Two headstones.

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

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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