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Latitude: 54.97 / 54°58'12"N
Longitude: -2.4581 / 2°27'29"W
OS Eastings: 370771
OS Northings: 564030
OS Grid: NY707640
Mapcode National: GBR CB8Z.M5
Mapcode Global: WH912.6BQR
Entry Name: Blenkinsopp Headstone 1.0 Metre South of Church of the Holy Cross
Listing Date: 27 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045234
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240756
Location: Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49
Civil Parish: Haltwhistle
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HALTWHISTLE MARKET PLACE
(South side, off)
headstone 1.0 metre
south of Church of
the Holy Cross
Large headstone to John Blenkinsopp died 1822. Sandstone. Reeded border.
Semicircular top has sunk panel containing relief shield with Blenkinsopp
crest surmounted by bent arm grasping sword. Large shield below revealed by
drawn-back carved drapery bearing motto: PERSEVERANCE. Shield inscribed to
John Blenkinsopp, his brother Thomas and their sister Elizabeth. Shield
flanked at base by reliefs of stacked books crowned by lamps with flames.
Listing NGR: NY7077164030
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