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The Waterloo Stones 350 Metres North East of the Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3387 / 55°20'19"N

Longitude: -1.7322 / 1°43'55"W

OS Eastings: 417086

OS Northings: 604990

OS Grid: NU170049

Mapcode National: GBR J6BQ.S1

Mapcode Global: WHC1Y.C2DM

Plus Code: 9C7W87Q9+F4

Entry Name: The Waterloo Stones 350 Metres North East of the Hall

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236862

Location: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Shilbottle St James

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NU 10 SE NU 17080498
6/193 The Waterloo Stones,
350 metres north-
east of the Hall


Memorial stones, early C19. Sandstone. Three upright roughly-shaped
headstone-like stones. c.O.9 metre high, and a fourth larger slab recumbent
in front of the central upright stone.

Central upright stone inscribed 'NAPOLEON/FINALLY SUBDUED/BY WELLINGTON/AT
WATERLOO/JUNE 18, 1815'; recumbent slab 'G R/11 D N/WELLINGTON/LE MERCHANT/
SALAMANCA/ENGLAND W.S.1/P JULY 22nd 1812/The above illustrious example/most
nobly and gloriously followed/in the course of the same year /by Russia/
Vittoria/June 21st 1815/Shannon/June 1st 1815/Liepsig/0ct,1815'. Left upright
stone 'DANZO/THOMAS PHILIP/Sep 16 1813'; Right upright stone 'DANZO/N. JONES/
Sep 16 1813'.

The 'Danzo' stones are locally said to mark the graves of two French seamen
drowned on the Northumberland coast.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NU1708604990

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