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Armstrong Headstone 7.0 Metres South-East of Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Haltwhistle, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.97 / 54°58'12"N

Longitude: -2.4579 / 2°27'28"W

OS Eastings: 370782

OS Northings: 564027

OS Grid: NY707640

Mapcode National: GBR CB8Z.N5

Mapcode Global: WH912.6BTR

Entry Name: Armstrong Headstone 7.0 Metres South-East of Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370339

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240757

Location: Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Haltwhistle

Built-Up Area: Haltwhistle

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 7064
(South side, off)
20/23 Armstrong headstone
7.0 metres south-
east of Church of
the Holy Cross

Headstone to George Armstrong died 1783. Sandstone. Scrolled top and raised
cyma-moulded border with bead moulding. Relief carvings: angel head and
feathered wings, partly enclosed by festoon and flanked by Book of Life and
hour-glass. Slightly-convex oval panel, with raised enriched border, inscribed
to George Armstrong and his wife. Reverse inscribed:

Step softly ye Friends on hallowed ground ye tread,
Lest ye disturb the Mansion of the Dead.
A tender Parent rests in peaceful dust
His manners gentle and his actions Just,
Esteemed by all he liv'd, by all approved
And dy'd lamented, as he liv'd beloved.

Listing NGR: NY7078264027

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