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Headstone with Headless Figure 1 Metre South of Church of St Mungo

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0564 / 55°3'22"N

Longitude: -2.2035 / 2°12'12"W

OS Eastings: 387100

OS Northings: 573562

OS Grid: NY871735

Mapcode National: GBR F91Z.R7

Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.450J

Entry Name: Headstone with Headless Figure 1 Metre South of Church of St Mungo

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240825

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

SIMONBURN THE GREEN
NY 8773
(West side, off)
19/141 Headstone with
headless figure
1 metre south of
Church of St. Mungo
II

Headstone. Probably mid C18. Sandstone. 1.5 metres tall. Segmental top has
projecting rounded shoulders with crude incised floral motifs (probably
representing thistles). Sunk panel with shaped head. Panel contains bold
relief of headless (-length figure with right hand resting upon an hourglass
and left hand clutching a bone. Reverse is inscribed but cannot be read as
the headstone is re-set close to the church wall.


Listing NGR: NY8710073562

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