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Latitude: 55.0899 / 55°5'23"N
Longitude: -1.9742 / 1°58'27"W
OS Eastings: 401742
OS Northings: 577274
OS Grid: NZ017772
Mapcode National: GBR G9NL.C6
Mapcode Global: WHB1V.NB3C
Entry Name: Hunter Gravestone Approx 15 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 22 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370681
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238595
Location: Capheaton, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Capheaton
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 07 NW
approx 15 yards south
of Church of St.
Gravestone. 1807 to the infant daughter of John and Ann Hunter of Eachwick.
Sandstone tablet approx 4 ft high with scrolled pedimented top carved with angel,
symbols of eternity and death. Moulded edges. Inscribed:
Beneath a sleeping infant lies
To Earth whose body went
More glorious shall she later rise
Tho' not more innocent.
When the Archangel's trump shall blow
And souls to bodies join
Thousands will wish their lives below
Had been as short as thine.
Listing NGR: NZ0174277274
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