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Monument to John Wormald C30 Yards West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Ovingham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9679 / 54°58'4"N

Longitude: -1.8695 / 1°52'10"W

OS Eastings: 408451

OS Northings: 563708

OS Grid: NZ084637

Mapcode National: GBR HBDZ.1Y

Mapcode Global: WHC3M.8D0C

Entry Name: Monument to John Wormald C30 Yards West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239475

Location: Ovingham, Northumberland, NE42

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ovingham

Built-Up Area: Ovingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ovingham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 0863 - 0963 OVINGHAM WEST ROAD


22/120 Monument to John Wormald
c30 yards west of Churst of
St. Mary

GV II


Churchyard memorial. 1874. By R.L. Armstrong. Ashlar. Inscribed plinth with statue
above. 2-stage square base has rounded top edge with leafy carving. Square column
above with cable-moulded edges and inscription:

Erected by the workers of Prudhoe Colliery in memory of John Wormald aged 57
years who accidentally lost his lefe on the first day of June 1874 on the engine
plane while following his vocation as overman in Prudhoe Colliery.
A constant friend to those under his charge and a man of an affectionate and
amiable disposition and endeared to all who knew him.

Above this a concave cornice with leaf carving and the figure of the deceased kneeling
on one knee with his elbow resting on his other knee. Very rustic carving.


Listing NGR: NZ0845163708

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