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L'anson Tomb in Westgate Cemetery, About 50 Metres South East of Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9717 / 54°58'18"N

Longitude: -1.631 / 1°37'51"W

OS Eastings: 423716

OS Northings: 564185

OS Grid: NZ237641

Mapcode National: GBR SLR.5R

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.X9HF

Entry Name: L'anson Tomb in Westgate Cemetery, About 50 Metres South East of Entrance

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304960

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Elswick St Stephen and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(south side)
18/604 (l'Anson tomb in Westgate
Cemetery, about 50 metres
south east of entrance.
Gothic tower tomb. 1873 by C. Burn of Newcastle; commemorating W.A. I'Anson, M.R.C.S.,
L.S.A., and members of his family. Sandstone tower, buttresed first stage and with
marble corner pilasters to second stage; marble inlay panels. Low relief of Christ
visiting sick on west side, and motto I WAS SICK AND YE VISITED ME. Top stage has 4
crocketed gables; finial missing. Erected by a number of his friends April 16th, 1873.

Listing NGR: NZ2371664185

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