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3 Ridley Headstones 3 Metres South of Church of St Mungo

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0563 / 55°3'22"N

Longitude: -2.2035 / 2°12'12"W

OS Eastings: 387095

OS Northings: 573554

OS Grid: NY870735

Mapcode National: GBR F91Z.Q8

Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.35YL

Entry Name: 3 Ridley Headstones 3 Metres South of Church of St Mungo

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240826

Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 8773
(West side, off)
19/142 3 Ridley headstones,
3 metres south of
Church of St. Mungo
3 headstones.

1. 1755 to John Ridley. Sandstone. 1.0 metre tall. Shaped top with 2 carved
angel heads. Sunk panel with bold reliefs of hourglass flanked by skull
and serpent devouring tail.

2. 1795 to Elizabeth Ridley wife of Thomas Ridley. Sandstone. 1.75 metres
tall. Elaborate scrolled top with flanking paterae. Raised enriched
border. Pair of small carved angel heads flanked by serpent and Book of

3. 1820 to Elizabeth Ridley wife of William Ridley. Sandstone. 2.0 metres
tall. Elaborate shaped top with ball finial and flanking paterae. Raised
enriched border. Sunk panel with relief of small female figure in Neo-
classical dress holding large book inscribed with sentimental poem. Panel
crowned by relief of small urn.

Listing NGR: NY8709573554

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