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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045310
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240633
Location: Shotley Low Quarter, Northumberland, DH8
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
SHOTLEY LOW QUARTER GREYMARE HILL
NZ 05 NW
Hunter headstone 3
of chancel of Church
of St. Andrew.
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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