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Dawes Tomb About 19 Metres North of Transept of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Pelaw and Heworth, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9512 / 54°57'4"N

Longitude: -1.5539 / 1°33'13"W

OS Eastings: 428670

OS Northings: 561928

OS Grid: NZ286619

Mapcode National: GBR SYW.WN

Mapcode Global: WHC3S.3TB6

Entry Name: Dawes Tomb About 19 Metres North of Transept of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Last Amended: 18 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185055

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303812

Location: Gateshead, NE10

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Pelaw and Heworth

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Heworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SE FELLING SHIELDS ROAD
(east side)
Heworth

6/46 (inset) Dawes tomb about 19
metres north of
transept of Church of
St. Mary.

G.V. II

Tomb: headstone and gravecover of Richard Dawes, headmaster of Newcastle
Grammar School, died 1766. Sandstone headstone; natural basalt boulder grave-
cover. Headstone has trophy over inscription. Grave cover has inset bronze
plaque: THE BURIAL PLACE OF RICHARD DAWES M.A. AUTHOR OF THE CELEBRATED WORK
INTITLED MISCELLANEA CRITICA. LET NO MAN MOVE HIS BONES. Historical note:
boulder and inscription placed in 1822 by John Hodgson, rector of St. Mary's.
Source: J. Raine A Memoir of the Life of the Rev. John Hodgson. 1858 vol. II p135.


Listing NGR: NZ2867061928

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