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Wright Tomb About 12 Metres South of Presbytery of Tynemouth Priory Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0176 / 55°1'3"N

Longitude: -1.4172 / 1°25'1"W

OS Eastings: 437362

OS Northings: 569379

OS Grid: NZ373693

Mapcode National: GBR LBJF.Z4

Mapcode Global: WHD4S.64DS

Entry Name: Wright Tomb About 12 Metres South of Presbytery of Tynemouth Priory Church

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303318

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 3769 SW
10/73 Wright tomb about 12 metres
south of presbytery of Tynemouth
Priory Church.
Porch tomb. Circa 1806 to members of the Wright family died 1795 - 1806. Sandstone
ashlar. Columns and entablature, set against shaped slab, support small casket; low
relief sarcophagus within. Historical note: John Wright of Dockwray Square was
described as 'founder of several elegant streets' in North Shields and Newcastle.
Source: H.E. Craster History of Northumberland vol. VIII 1907

Listing NGR: NZ3736269379

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