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Bickerton and Dickson Headstones 2 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Maurice

A Grade II Listed Building in Eglingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4688 / 55°28'7"N

Longitude: -1.8335 / 1°50'0"W

OS Eastings: 410624

OS Northings: 619456

OS Grid: NU106194

Mapcode National: GBR H5M6.VD

Mapcode Global: WHC13.TS2W

Entry Name: Bickerton and Dickson Headstones 2 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Maurice

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371102

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236512

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

NU 1019
(South side, off)
19/171 Bickerton and
Dickson headstones
2 metres south of
chancel of Church
of St. Maurice

Headstones, C18. Sandstone. Southern stone has steeply-arched top with
relief-carved cherub above inscription to William Dickson, d.1735; on reverse
oval cartouche in moulded panel, with recumbent hourglass and death's head.
Northern stone has shaped top and inscription to Mary Bickerton (aged 13)
d.1781, with verse:
When the archangels trump shall blow
And souls to bodies join
Thousands will wish their lives below
Had been as short as thine.

Listing NGR: NU1062419456

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