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Headstone with Headless Figure 1 Metre South of Church of St Mungo, Simonburn

Description: Headstone with Headless Figure 1 Metre South of Church of St Mungo

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240825

OS Grid Reference: NY8710073562
OS Grid Coordinates: 387100, 573562
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0564, -2.2035

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)
19/141 Headstone with
headless figure
1 metre south of
Church of St. Mungo

Headstone. Probably mid C18. Sandstone. 1.5 metres tall. Segmental top has
projecting rounded shoulders with crude incised floral motifs (probably
representing thistles). Sunk panel with shaped head. Panel contains bold
relief of headless (-length figure with right hand resting upon an hourglass
and left hand clutching a bone. Reverse is inscribed but cannot be read as
the headstone is re-set close to the church wall.

Listing NGR: NY8710073562

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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