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Dixon and Hume Headstones 8 Metres North-East of South-West Corner of Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Acomb, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9856 / 54°59'8"N

Longitude: -2.1062 / 2°6'22"W

OS Eastings: 393302

OS Northings: 565676

OS Grid: NY933656

Mapcode National: GBR FBQS.TL

Mapcode Global: WHB25.MY89

Entry Name: Dixon and Hume Headstones 8 Metres North-East of South-West Corner of Churchyard

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239806

Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acomb

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: St John Lee

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ACOMB ST JOHN LEE
NY 9365
20/45 Dixon and Hume
headstones 8 metres
north-east of south-
west corner of
churchyard

GV II

Headstones,1761 and 1774. Sandstone. 2 adjacent slabs with shaped segmental
tops: northern has inscription to Robert Dixon d.1761 and verse

Confide not reader in thy youth or strength
But more than both thy present moment prize.
Graves here surround the(e) of each brea(d)th and length
And thou mayst be perhaps the next to die.

On reverse relief skull and crossed bones, and 'memento mori'. Southern stone
has shaped panel with open book and inscription to Robert Hume d.1774.


Listing NGR: NY9330265676

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