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Grey Monument in Garden 100 Metres East of Morwick Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Warkworth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3295 / 55°19'46"N

Longitude: -1.632 / 1°37'55"W

OS Eastings: 423446

OS Northings: 603995

OS Grid: NU234039

Mapcode National: GBR K61T.GB

Mapcode Global: WHC1Z.X91P

Entry Name: Grey Monument in Garden 100 Metres East of Morwick Hall

Listing Date: 31 December 1969

Last Amended: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237210

Location: Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Warkworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW WARKWORTH MORWICK HALL

12/319 Grey monument
in garden 100
31.12.69 metres east of
Morwick Hall
(formerly listed as
Grey gravestone in
garden of Morwick
Hall)
GV II

Monument dated 1786. Squared stone with inscribed slab of fossiliferous
limestone. Rectangular structure 1.3 x 0.7 metres, 3.5 metres high. Front
has fluted pilasters flanking inscription:

In memory
of Catharine Maria Grey
who died the 24th of June 1786
in the 34 Year of her Age

Blessed are the Dead which die in the Lord
Rev. 14-15
I know that my Redeemer liveth Job 19-25

Swept top and urn finial with leaf pattern and fluted band.

Historical note: Catharine Grey chose to be buried in the garden without any
funeral service; she had always been refused entry to the Hall by John Grey,
her father-in-law, who died in 1783.

Listing NGR: NU2344603995

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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