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Black Grave Circa 20 Yards North East of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6305 / 55°37'49"N

Longitude: -2.089 / 2°5'20"W

OS Eastings: 394493

OS Northings: 637434

OS Grid: NT944374

Mapcode National: GBR F3VB.JG

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.WQDZ

Entry Name: Black Grave Circa 20 Yards North East of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238067

Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

FORD FORD VILLAGE
NT 9437
17/100 Black grave c.20
yards north east
of Church of
St. Michael
GV II

Gravestone. 1829-33. Sandstone. Very large curved tablet on moulded base
and flanked by round columns. c.10 feet high. Inscribed:

Underneath
This Monument
Are Deposited the Mortal Remains
of
Thos Black Who Died
Decb 15th 1829 Aged 2 Weeks
of
John Black Who Died
June 12th 1833 Aged 18 years
and of
Jane Black Who Died July 16th 1833
Aged 15 years
All of them children of
James and Ann Black of Ford Mill
Reader
Let the memory of these
young blossoms cut off in the
morning of life, speak to thee
With this friendly admonition
Be you ready also
For in such an hour as ye think not
The son of man cometh.


Listing NGR: NT9449337434

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