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Monument to Walter Mavin at South East of Detached Graveyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3082 / 55°18'29"N

Longitude: -1.9105 / 1°54'37"W

OS Eastings: 405778

OS Northings: 601571

OS Grid: NU057015

Mapcode National: GBR H731.5Z

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.MVF1

Entry Name: Monument to Walter Mavin at South East of Detached Graveyard

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041936

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236616

Location: Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rothbury

Built-Up Area: Rothbury

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ROTHBURY CHURCH STREET
NU 0501
(West side)
25/271 Monument to Walter
Mavin at south-
east of detached
graveyard
II

Graveyard monument, 1900. Cut stone. Rectangular plot with chamfered kerb
and headstone with inscription to Walter Mavin 'the Coquet Angler' 1814-1900.
Relief carving of river scene with fish, heron and bulrushes, and verse:

BUT WHERE'S THE AULD FISHER SAE BENT AN' SAE LAME
WHA CAM ILKA SPRING WI' HIS ROD AN' HIS CREEL?
DEATH'S CA'D HIM AWA' TO HIS LANG LATEST HAME
AND HE'LL WANDER NAE MAIR BY THE STREAMS HE LOED WEEL


Listing NGR: NU0577801571

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