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REDFORD HEADSTONE 10 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

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: REDFORD HEADSTONE 10 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

List entry Number: 1041371

Location

REDFORD HEADSTONE 10 METRES SOUTH OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Newbiggin by the Sea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 235961

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Details

NEWBIGGIN-BY-THE-SEA HIGH STREET NZ 38 NW (East end, off) Newbiggin

Redford headstone 3/91 10 metres south of porch of Church of St. Bartholomew GV II

Headstone, 1805. Sandstone. Relief carving of anchor, arrow and scythe within cable moulding, flanked by sailing ship and above overturned boat, on billows with heads of drowning persons.

Sacred to the Memory of Robert Redford of North Blyth Pilot taken to the Mercy of God being drowned (with three other Pilots) while employed in the duty of his Calling on the 14th day of January 1805 Aged 36 years He left a widow and seven small children to bewail his loss. Weep for yourselves, for me lament no more I'm safely landed on a peaceful shore My Home's in Him whose word proclaimeth this I am the Way to everlasting Bliss.

For two of the other pilots,see Hedley headstone at Bedlington and Watts headstone at Blyth.

Listing NGR: NZ3177788001

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National Grid Reference: NZ 31777 88001

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