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PAIR OF HEADSTONES 1 METRE EAST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

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: PAIR OF HEADSTONES 1 METRE EAST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

List entry Number: 1041398

Location

PAIR OF HEADSTONES 1 METRE EAST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, CHURCH LANE

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: West Bedlington

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: 235926

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History

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Details

BEDLINGTON CHURCH LANE NZ 2681 NW (East side) Bedlington

9/55 Pair of heads tones 1 metre east of Church of St. Cuthbert GV II



Headstones, C19. Sandstone. Southern stone bears inscription only: Here lie the remains of Elizabeth Burdon Wife of William Burdon of Hartford in this Parish Of this lady it may be truly said that she possessed more virtues and had fewer faults than usually falls to the share of her sex for the distinguishing features of her character were prudence and good sense tho free from the excess of passion and sentiment she was spirited, tho gentle and humane a dutiful wife, a tender mother, and a kind friend generous, liberal and beneficent On the whole, it is impossible to name a woman who without possessing a cultivated mind lived and diedmore agreeably to reason or left a deeper sense of her loss, among those who had the happiness to know her She first felt the attack of consumption on the 5th/ of October 1805 and lingered with composed resignation till the 17th of September 1806 when she fell on the 5th day of a severe agony aged 31 years esteemed beloved regretted

Northern stone has medallion with inverted boat and inscription to Sarah, wife of Peter Stavers, d. 1863, and her son Wilkinson who was drowned along with his wife Hannah and the entire crew of the Brig Robert and Mary of Blyth, in a heavy storm in the Cattegat, 1864.

Listing NGR: NZ2607081812

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National Grid Reference: NZ 26070 81812

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