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3 Ridley Headstones 3 Metres South of Church of St Mungo, Simonburn

Description: 3 Ridley Headstones 3 Metres South of Church of St Mungo

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240826

OS Grid Reference: NY8709573554
OS Grid Coordinates: 387095, 573554
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0563, -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)
19/142 3 Ridley headstones,
3 metres south of
Church of St. Mungo
3 headstones.

1. 1755 to John Ridley. Sandstone. 1.0 metre tall. Shaped top with 2 carved
angel heads. Sunk panel with bold reliefs of hourglass flanked by skull
and serpent devouring tail.

2. 1795 to Elizabeth Ridley wife of Thomas Ridley. Sandstone. 1.75 metres
tall. Elaborate scrolled top with flanking paterae. Raised enriched
border. Pair of small carved angel heads flanked by serpent and Book of

3. 1820 to Elizabeth Ridley wife of William Ridley. Sandstone. 2.0 metres
tall. Elaborate shaped top with ball finial and flanking paterae. Raised
enriched border. Sunk panel with relief of small female figure in Neo-
classical dress holding large book inscribed with sentimental poem. Panel
crowned by relief of small urn.

Listing NGR: NY8709573554

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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