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Tomb of John Dobson About 175 Metres South of Jesmond Cemetery Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in South Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9824 / 54°58'56"N

Longitude: -1.6002 / 1°36'0"W

OS Eastings: 425686

OS Northings: 565379

OS Grid: NZ256653

Mapcode National: GBR SR6.D1

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.D178

Plus Code: 9C6WX9JX+WW

Entry Name: Tomb of John Dobson About 175 Metres South of Jesmond Cemetery Gates

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304665

ID on this website: 101024824

Location: Jesmond Old Cemetery, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: South Jesmond

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Jesmond Clayton Memorial Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(south side)
9/345 Tomb of John Dobson
about 175 metres south
of Jesmond Cemetery
Headstone, enclosing rail, and cross laid flat. Circa 1905 headstone and rail;
c.1865 cross. Marble, sandstone ashlar and wrought iron railings. Marble head-
stone inscribed to commemorate John Dobson died 8th January 1865, and other
members of his family to his daughter Margaret, died 1905: scroll with carved
lilies. Chamfered sandstone curb with twisted iron posts and diagonally-set
square rails encloses graves; plain sandstone cross inscribed J D lies flat in
centre. Listed for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2568665379

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