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Memorial to Atkinson Children C.25 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1539 / 55°9'13"N

Longitude: -2.0072 / 2°0'25"W

OS Eastings: 399641

OS Northings: 584392

OS Grid: NY996843

Mapcode National: GBR G8FV.79

Mapcode Global: WHB1G.4QGB

Entry Name: Memorial to Atkinson Children C.25 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303313

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239618

Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Kirkwhelpington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 98 SE KIRKWHELPINGTON KIRKWHELPINGTON VILLAGE

7/83 Memorial to Atkinson
children c.25 yards south
of Church of St.Bartholomew
GV II

Churchyard memorial. 1833. Ashlar. c.5 ft high with arched top. Inscribed
to the memory of 3 beloved children who died in 1833 of a fatal fever, Elizabeth
on July 31st aged 4 years, Jane August 9th aged one month and William August 17th
aged 7 years.
Our bay trees are blasted our charms are fled
Our lights are extinguished our lovely are dead
0 jesu in mercy reverse this sad doom
And grant them in heaven forever to bloom
And shine as the stars and live in the light
That grief never sighed in nor turns into night.


Listing NGR: NY9964184392

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