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Kell Tomb 3 Metres West of North Transept of Church of St Mary, Gateshead

Description: Kell Tomb 3 Metres West of North Transept of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303815

OS Grid Reference: NZ2866661926
OS Grid Coordinates: 428666, 561926
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9512, -1.5539

Location: Shields Road, Gateshead NE10 0LW

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/49 (inset) Kell Tomb 3 metres
west of north transept
of church of St. Mary.


Circa 1824. Tomb of the Kell family: Ebenezer died 1781, and burials up to
1849. Sandstone slab on 5 pedestals. The pedestals 4-sided, curved with
foliage decoration; the slab, with fluted frieze and 3 flowers each side,
bears the arms of the town of Newcastle. Historical note: the Kell family
owned quarries from which the famous 'Newcastle' grindstones came.

Listing NGR: NZ2866661926

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Source: English Heritage

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