This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SHOTLEY LOW QUARTER GREYMARE HILL NZ 05 NW 10/262 Hunter headstone 3 metres south-east of chancel of Church of St. Andrew.
Headstone, 1799. Sandstone. Shaped top with relief carving of blacksmith's tools above inscription to John Hunter of Black Hedley Woodhouse. Rear has verse:
My Anvil and Hammer lies declind My Bellows have quite lost their wind My Fires extinct my Forge decayd My Vice is in the dust all laid My Coals is spent my Iron gone My Nails are drove my Work is done My Mortal part lies nigh this stone My Soul to Heaven I hope is gone.
Listing NGR: NZ0454055196
© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob
Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob
Sandstone, Georgian Gravestone, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Grave Marker, Funerary Site