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HEDLEY TOMBS ABOUT ONE METRE SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HEDLEY TOMBS ABOUT ONE METRE SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

List entry Number: 1024974

Location

HEDLEY TOMBS ABOUT ONE METRE SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH BANK

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304347

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History

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Details

NZ 16 ME NEWBURN CHURCH BANK (north side) Newburn

7/27 (inset) Hedley tombs about one metre south of Church of St. Michael and All Angels.

G.V. II

3 headstones in walled enclosure. Members of the Hedley family died 1813-1888. Pink granite headstone on sandstone base flanked by sandstone headstones and enclosed by dwarf sandstone wall. Shaped tops to sandstone headstones on chamfered bases, that at left inscribed to commemorate Thomas of Newburn died 1813 and his wife Mary died 1820, that at right William died 1843 and Frances his wife died 1836 and their family; central pedimented slab commemorate Thomas, barrister, of Newcastle, second son of William and Frances died 1877 and his brothers, George and William of Burnhopeside Hall, Durham. Historical note: William Hedley died 1843 was a pioneer in the development of railway locomotive engines; he demonstrated that smooth wheels could adhere to iron rails and built "Puffing Billy" in 1813 for use on the Wylam waggonway. Source: Gard and Hartley Railways in the Making University of Newcastle Archive Teaching Unit No. 3, Newcastle 1969.

Listing NGR: NZ1668565357

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Gard, , Hartley, , Railways in the Making, (1969)

National Grid Reference: NZ 16685 65357

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