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Hunter Headstone 3 Metres South-East of Chancel of Church of St. Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Shotley Low Quarter, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8915 / 54°53'29"N

Longitude: -1.9307 / 1°55'50"W

OS Eastings: 404540

OS Northings: 555196

OS Grid: NZ045551

Mapcode National: GBR GCYW.SB

Mapcode Global: WHB2V.99VY

Entry Name: Hunter Headstone 3 Metres South-East of Chancel of Church of St. Andrew

Listing Date: 18 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240633

Location: Shotley Low Quarter, Northumberland, DH8

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Shotley Low Quarter

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Shotley St John

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SHOTLEY LOW QUARTER GREYMARE HILL
NZ 05 NW
10/262
Hunter headstone 3
metres south-east
of chancel of Church
of St. Andrew.

GV ll

Headstone, 1799. Sandstone. Shaped top with relief carving of
blacksmith's tools above inscription to John Hunter of Black Hedley
Woodhouse. Rear has verse:

My Anvil and Hammer lies declind
My Bellows have quite lost their wind
My Fires extinct my Forge decayd
My Vice is in the dust all laid
My Coals is spent my Iron gone
My Nails are drove my Work is done
My Mortal part lies nigh this stone
My Soul to Heaven I hope is gone.


Listing NGR: NZ0454055196

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