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Statue of King Death Circa 30 Yards South West of Burradon Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Netherton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3489 / 55°20'56"N

Longitude: -2.0284 / 2°1'42"W

OS Eastings: 398298

OS Northings: 606097

OS Grid: NT982060

Mapcode National: GBR G68L.ND

Mapcode Global: WHB0G.TT9B

Entry Name: Statue of King Death Circa 30 Yards South West of Burradon Hall

Listing Date: 3 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371427

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236186

Location: Netherton, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Netherton

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

NETHERTON BURRADON
NT 90 NE
15/98 Statue of King Death
c.30 yards south west of
Burradon Hall

GV II

Statue of a greyhound called King Death. 1872. Sandstone. c. 2 ft. 6 inches
high and 3 ft. long.

Dog seated on plain plinth with worn inscription which formerly read
"KING DEATH
Winner of the Waterloo Cup, Waterloo Plate etc.
Born 18th Feb. 1862. Died 16th Dec. 1872
Fleve et meminisse relictum est."

The statue was formerly in the garden of Waterloo House, Harbottle (q.v.) which
was renamed by the owner Dr. Richardson in honour of the dog's exploits.

Included for historical interest.


Listing NGR: NT9829806097

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