Description: Kell Tomb 3 Metres West of North Transept of Church of St Mary
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
NZ 26 SE FELLING SHIELDS ROAD
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
Source: English Heritage
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