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Haddon Tomb 6.5 Metres North of Transept of Church of St Mary, Gateshead

Description: Haddon Tomb 6.5 Metres North of Transept of Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303811

OS Grid Reference: NZ2867261941
OS Grid Coordinates: 428672, 561941
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9513, -1.5538

Location: Shields Road, Gateshead NE10 0LW

Locality: Gateshead
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE10 0LW

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/45 (inset) Haddon Tomb 6½ metres
north of transept
of Church of
St. Mary.

G.V. II*

Tomb in form of four-poster bed. Circa 1717 for the Haddon family.
Sandstone. Rusticated square columns support entablature to hipped stone roof;
3 recumbent figures in contemporary dress, under quilt, that at left
holding book open on quilt. 3 round-headed panels on bed head record
William died aged 11, a daughter, and George died 1717; north side of
chest has inscription commemorating Joseph Haddon, mason, died May 16, 1718.
Coat of arms on rear of bed head; C19 inscriptions to members of Makepeace
family on north and east sides of chest.

Listing NGR: NZ2867261941

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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