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Brown Headstone 17 Metres South of East End of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Lesbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3986 / 55°23'54"N

Longitude: -1.6274 / 1°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 423693

OS Northings: 611686

OS Grid: NU236116

Mapcode National: GBR K620.GL

Mapcode Global: WHC1L.ZK6R

Entry Name: Brown Headstone 17 Metres South of East End of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236990

Location: Lesbury, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Lesbury

Built-Up Area: Lesbury

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Lesbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2311 LESBURY LESBURY VILLAGE
(North side)

19/99 Brown headstone
17 metres south
of east end of
Church of St. Mary
GV II

Headstone, 1799. Sandstone. Relief-carved top panel with anchor, rope,
trumpet, arrow and scythe, flanked by shipwreck scenes. Inscription 'To
the Memory of Geo. Brown of Bedlington Master Mariner who on the 5th of AP;
1799 was wreck'd on this Coast aged 46 years.

The Boreas blasts & Neptunes Waves
Hath tost me to and fro
In spite of both by Gods decree
I Harbour here below
Now here at Anchor I do lie
With many of our Fleet
In hopes to set my Sail again
My Saviour Christ to meet


Listing NGR: NU2369311686

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