HEPBURN TOMB 32 METRES SOUTH AND 29 METRES EAST OF TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1355087
Date first listed:
18-Nov-1985
Statutory Address:
HEPBURN TOMB 32 METRES SOUTH AND 29 METRES EAST OF TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, SHIELDS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEPBURN TOMB 32 METRES SOUTH AND 29 METRES EAST OF TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, SHIELDS ROAD

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

District:
Gateshead (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 28705 61853

Details

NZ 26 SE FELLING SHIELDS ROAD (east side) Heworth

6/50 (inset) Hepburn tomb 32 metres south and 29 metres east of transept of Church of St. Mary.

G.V. II

Tomb. Circa 1864. Granite and sandstone. Stepped base of sandstone and grey granite carries tapered grave slab, with plinth, cornice and pediment, of pink granite. Inscribed 'SHORTER HOURS AND BETTER EDUCATION FOR MINERS'. Erected by the miners of Northumberland and Durham to the memory of Thomas Hepburn,. founder of the first successful miners' union in the area, who died 1864. Source: R. Fynes The Miners of Northumberland and Durham Sunderland 1873, pp 17-36.

Listing NGR: NZ2870561853

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
303816
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Fynes, R, The Miners of Northumberland and Durham, (1873), 17-36

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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Date: 20 Apr 2004
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