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Hunter Gravestone Approx 15 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Capheaton, Northumberland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370681

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238595

Location: Capheaton, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text

NZ 07 NW

Hunter gravestone
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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