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Description: Wright Tomb About 12 Metres South of Presbytery of Tynemouth Priory Church
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303318
OS Grid Reference: NZ3736269379
OS Grid Coordinates: 437362, 569379
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0176, -1.4172
TYNEMOUTH FRONT STREET (east end, off)
NZ 3769 SW
10/73 Wright tomb about 12 metres
south of presbytery of Tynemouth
Porch tomb. Circa 1806 to members of the Wright family died 1795 - 1806. Sandstone
ashlar. Columns and entablature, set against shaped slab, support small casket; low
relief sarcophagus within. Historical note: John Wright of Dockwray Square was
described as 'founder of several elegant streets' in North Shields and Newcastle.
Source: H.E. Craster History of Northumberland vol. VIII 1907
Listing NGR: NZ3736269379
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Source: English Heritage
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