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Crisp Headstone 1.5 Metres South of East End of Chancel of Church of St Maurice

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglingham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4688 / 55°28'7"N

Longitude: -1.8334 / 1°50'0"W

OS Eastings: 410628

OS Northings: 619455

OS Grid: NU106194

Mapcode National: GBR H5M6.VD

Mapcode Global: WHC13.TS3X

Entry Name: Crisp Headstone 1.5 Metres South of East End of Chancel of Church of St Maurice

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1369991

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236513

Location: Eglingham, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Eglingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Eglingham St Maurice

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

EGLINGHAM EGLINGHAM VILLAGE
NU 1019
(South side, off)
19/172 Crisp headstone
1.5 metres south
of east end of
chancel of Church
of St. Maurice
GV II

Headstone, 1722. Sandstone. Gable-topped stone with raised ornament on edge
and sunk arched panel flanked by pilasters; inscription to Samual Crisp, son
of Richard Crisp of Hedgely, above verse:

Affliction Sore with Patie
nce Borne Physition was in
Wain til Death Gave Ease
When God Did please to
Free him From his paine.

Reverse has sunk triangular panel with central stylised mask flanked by death's
head and crossed bones.

An early version of the ubiquitous rhyme.


Listing NGR: NU1062819455

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