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Monument to Wm. Atkinson C.20 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1539 / 55°9'14"N

Longitude: -2.0072 / 2°0'25"W

OS Eastings: 399638

OS Northings: 584400

OS Grid: NY996844

Mapcode National: GBR G8FV.78

Mapcode Global: WHB1G.4QG8

Entry Name: Monument to Wm. Atkinson C.20 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239619

Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Kirkwhelpington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 98 SE KIRKWHELPINGTON KIRKWHELPINGTON VILLAGE

7/84 Monument to Wm.Atkinson
c.20 yards south of
Church of St.Bartholomew
GV II

Churchyard memorial. 1790. Ashlar. Plain tablet with arched top inscribed to
William Atkinson who died by a fall from his horse. It says:

In an extensive business, Industry and Integrity
brought him patronage and Respect. Stranger alike to
servility and Oppression he studiously avoided to give
offence to the Rich and cherished the laudible Endeavours
of the poor.
READER!
That thou mayst merit the sigh and tear due to the
memory of the good and just
Like his
Let thy life be useful and blameless.

Rear of stone has earlier carving of cherubs and commemorates a death of 1775.


Listing NGR: NY9963884400

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