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Dodd Headstone 13 Metres South of Church of St Mungo

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0562 / 55°3'22"N

Longitude: -2.2037 / 2°12'13"W

OS Eastings: 387083

OS Northings: 573541

OS Grid: NY870735

Mapcode National: GBR F91Z.P9

Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.35WP

Entry Name: Dodd Headstone 13 Metres South of Church of St Mungo

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240829

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)
19/145 Inset Dodd headstone,
13 metres south of
Church of St. Mungo
II

Headstone. 1783 to Matthew Dodd. Sandstone. 1.5 metres tall. Scrolled top
and raised moulded border. Small reliefs: central angel head and wings;
sickle and cross-bones to right; serpent devouring tail and book inscribed:
LIFE'S BUT A SPAN to left. Poetic inscription:
GRIEVE NOT FOR ME, MY GLASS IS RUN
IT IS THE LORD, HIS WILL BE DONE
WHEN CHRIST APPEARS THEN SHALL I RISE
TO JOYS IMMORTAL IN THE SKIES.


Listing NGR: NY8708373541

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