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Monument to First Lord Armstrong at South West of Detached Graveyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3082 / 55°18'29"N

Longitude: -1.9113 / 1°54'40"W

OS Eastings: 405725

OS Northings: 601575

OS Grid: NU057015

Mapcode National: GBR H721.ZY

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.MV10

Entry Name: Monument to First Lord Armstrong at South West of Detached Graveyard

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236617

Location: Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rothbury

Built-Up Area: Rothbury

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ROTHBURY CHURCH STREET
NU 0501
(West side)
25/272 Monument to 1st
Lord Armstrong at
south-west of
detached graveyard
II

Graveyard monument, 1900. Cut stone. Paved rectangle enclosed by dwarf wall
with moulded coping. At west end two-stepped base to plinth of Celtic cross
with plant scrolls and central rose boss to head. On plinth inscriptions to
William George, 1st Lord Armstrong of Cragside, d.1900, 'HIS SCIENTIFIC
ATTAINMENTS GAINED HIM A WORLD WIDE CELEBRITY, AND HIS GREAT PHILANTHROPY THE
GRATITUDE OF THE POOR'. Margaret Lady Armstrong, d.1893, text from Ecclesiastes
and the Armstrong arms.


Listing NGR: NU0572501575

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