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Cook Headstone 2 Yards East of Church of All Saints, Great Ayton

Description: Cook Headstone 2 Yards East of Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 332999

OS Grid Reference: NZ5562910828
OS Grid Coordinates: 455629, 510828
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4898, -1.1427

Location: Low Green, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire TS9 6NN

Locality: Great Ayton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: TS9 6NN

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Listing Text

NZ 5510
(north side)
11/110 Cook headstone 2 yards
east of Church of All
Headstone, mid C18. Sandstone with shaped top. Central medallion has primitive
winged angel head flanked by leafy scrolls. Inscription below:
To ye Memory of Mary & Mary: Jane & Wm.
Daughters and Son of James and Grace Cook.
Mary did lune ye 30th 1737 in ye 5th year of her Age.
Mary did lune ye 17th 1741 aged 10 Months & 6 days.
Jane did May ye 12th 1742 in ye 5th year of her Age.
Willm did lar ye 29th 174 7/8 Aged 2 yrs 12 Mohs 16 das 7 hors.
and also lohn Thare (sic) son dyed Sept the 20th 1750.

Modern inscription on reverse to parents of Captain James Cook and also of these
children, his brothers and sisters. Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ5562910828

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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