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Description: Dawes Tomb About 19 Metres North of Transept of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303812
OS Grid Reference: NZ2867061928
OS Grid Coordinates: 428670, 561928
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9512, -1.5539
NZ 26 SE FELLING SHIELDS ROAD
6/46 (inset) Dawes tomb about 19
metres north of
transept of Church of
Tomb: headstone and gravecover of Richard Dawes, headmaster of Newcastle
Grammar School, died 1766. Sandstone headstone; natural basalt boulder grave-
cover. Headstone has trophy over inscription. Grave cover has inset bronze
plaque: THE BURIAL PLACE OF RICHARD DAWES M.A. AUTHOR OF THE CELEBRATED WORK
INTITLED MISCELLANEA CRITICA. LET NO MAN MOVE HIS BONES. Historical note:
boulder and inscription placed in 1822 by John Hodgson, rector of St. Mary's.
Source: J. Raine A Memoir of the Life of the Rev. John Hodgson. 1858 vol. II p135.
Listing NGR: NZ2867061928
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Source: English Heritage
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