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French Sailors' Memorial 10 Metres North of Gate to Churchyard of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4496 / 55°26'58"N

Longitude: -1.6081 / 1°36'29"W

OS Eastings: 424886

OS Northings: 617374

OS Grid: NU248173

Mapcode National: GBR K56F.N9

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.89H3

Entry Name: French Sailors' Memorial 10 Metres North of Gate to Churchyard of St Michael

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237017

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhoughton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Howick St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2417 LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK HALL

16/126 French sailors'
memorial 10 metres
north of gate to
churchyard of
St. Michael
GV II

Graveyard monument, 1913. Red terracotta. Recumbent Celtic wheel-headed
cross with foliage carving; tablet at foot inscribed

JEAN GUILBERT
LOUIS JOSEPH DUGUENOY
FRANCOIS NOUVEL
PIERRE ARCHENOUX
EMILE DUVAL GOURNAY

Moulded rectangular frame inscribed: THIS CROSS IS PLACED HERE BY THE PEOPLE
OF HOWICK, BOULMER AND CRASTER IN MEMORY OF FIVE FRENCH/SAILORS WHO OUT OF
A CREW OF 30 WERE DROWNED IN THE WRECK/OF THE FRENCH STEAM TRAWLER TADORNE
OFF THE ROCKS AT HOWICK BOAT HOUSE ON MARCH 29TH 1913.

Listing NGR: NU2488617374

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