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Hawthorn Tomb About 25 Metres South of Church of St Michael and All Angels, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Hawthorn Tomb About 25 Metres South of Church of St Michael and All Angels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304348

OS Grid Reference: NZ1666965341
OS Grid Coordinates: 416669, 565341
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9824, -1.7411

Location: Church Bank, Newburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 8LS

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE15 8LS

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Listing Text


7/28 (inset) Hawthorn tomb about 25 metres
south of Church of St. Michael
and All Angels.


Obelisk, headstone and dwarf wall. Mid C19. Sandstone. Tall obelisk on tall
plinth inscribed to the memory of Alice died 1837 and Robert, engineer, died
1842, parents of Robert and William Hawthorn. Headstone now laid flat in front
of obelisk comemorates Alice, Robert and members of their family. Low sandstone
enclosing wall has cushion-moulded coping. Historical Note: Robert Hawthorn
was a pioneer in the development of steam engines, first for pumping and then
for marine propulsion. The firm founded by him went on to become major railway
and marine engineers.

Listing NGR: NZ1666965341

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Source: English Heritage

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