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Description: Rookby Memorial Approximately 20 Metres South of Church of St Edmund King and Martyr
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 322775
OS Grid Reference: NZ1045700476
OS Grid Coordinates: 410457, 500476
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3997, -1.8404
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NZ 10 SW MARSKE MARSKE
9/74 Rookby Memorial
approximately 20 metres
south of Church of St
Edmund King and Martyr
Tombstone. c1771. Ashlar sandstone. Stone with rounded centre top and
incised edge. Inscription commemorates two brothers, William and Joseph
Rookby, who were drowned in Clapgate Beck on 16 November 1771 aged 37 and 33
respectively. The item is included for historical interest as the River
Swale and its tributaries rise very swiftly after isolated storms, and down
the centuries have tragically claimed many lives.
Listing NGR: NZ1045700476
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Source: English Heritage
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