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Kell Tomb 3 Metres West of North Transept of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Pelaw and Heworth, Gateshead

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Latitude: 54.9512 / 54°57'4"N

Longitude: -1.5539 / 1°33'14"W

OS Eastings: 428666

OS Northings: 561926

OS Grid: NZ286619

Mapcode National: GBR SYW.WN

Mapcode Global: WHC3S.3T97

Plus Code: 9C6WXC2W+FC

Entry Name: Kell Tomb 3 Metres West of North Transept of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025185

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303815

ID on this website: 101025185

Location: St Mary's Church, Heworth, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE10

County: Gateshead

Electoral Ward/Division: Pelaw and Heworth

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Gateshead

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Heworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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(east side)

6/49 (inset) Kell Tomb 3 metres
west of north transept
of church of St. Mary.


Circa 1824. Tomb of the Kell family: Ebenezer died 1781, and burials up to
1849. Sandstone slab on 5 pedestals. The pedestals 4-sided, curved with
foliage decoration; the slab, with fluted frieze and 3 flowers each side,
bears the arms of the town of Newcastle. Historical note: the Kell family
owned quarries from which the famous 'Newcastle' grindstones came.

Listing NGR: NZ2866661926

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