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Latitude: 54.9824 / 54°58'56"N
Longitude: -1.7411 / 1°44'27"W
OS Eastings: 416669
OS Northings: 565341
OS Grid: NZ166653
Mapcode National: GBR JB8T.VR
Mapcode Global: WHC3P.7157
Entry Name: Hawthorn Tomb About 25 Metres South of Church of St Michael and All Angels
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1299396
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304348
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn
Built-Up Area: Newburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 16 NE NEWBURN CHURCH BANK (north side)
7/28 (inset) Hawthorn tomb about 25 metres
south of Church of St. Michael
and All Angels.
Obelisk, headstone and dwarf wall. Mid C19. Sandstone. Tall obelisk on tall
plinth inscribed to the memory of Alice died 1837 and Robert, engineer, died
1842, parents of Robert and William Hawthorn. Headstone now laid flat in front
of obelisk comemorates Alice, Robert and members of their family. Low sandstone
enclosing wall has cushion-moulded coping. Historical Note: Robert Hawthorn
was a pioneer in the development of steam engines, first for pumping and then
for marine propulsion. The firm founded by him went on to become major railway
and marine engineers.
Listing NGR: NZ1666965341
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