WILLIAMS HEADSTONE 18 METRES NORTH WEST OF SOUTH GATE OF CHURCHYARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154216
Date first listed:
01-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
WILLIAMS HEADSTONE 18 METRES NORTH WEST OF SOUTH GATE OF CHURCHYARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WILLIAMS HEADSTONE 18 METRES NORTH WEST OF SOUTH GATE OF CHURCHYARD

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Longhoughton
National Grid Reference:
NU2432215070

Details

NU 2415 18/150

LONGHOUGHTON LONGHOUGHTON VILLAGE (West side)

Williams headstone 18 metres north-west of south gate of churchyard

GV II

Headstone, 1851. Cut sandstone. Segmental-topped stone with relief carving of draped female figure, anchor, ropes and shrouds above motte 'ANCHORAM SPEI QUIESCO'; below is a shaped panel flanked by garlands and inscription:

DAVID WILLIAMS Master of the Brig Epsilon of Blyth, who was drowned off Dunstonborough (sic) Castle, with the whole of his crew Jan 4 1851

TOSS'D IN THE TROUBLOUS VOYAGE OF LIFE BY MANY A RACING WAVE MY WEARY FRAME AT LENGTH HATH FOUND A HARBOUR IN THE GRAVE MOOR'D ON THE CHRISTIANS ROCK WITH HOPE MY ANCHOR SAFE I LIE BE THOU LORD CHRIST IN THAT GREAT DAY MY PILOT IN THE SKY

Listing NGR: NU2432215070

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
237041
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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