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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
Entry Name: The Waterloo Stones 350 Metres North East of the Hall
Listing Date: 15 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041826
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236862
Location: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland, Northumberland, NE65
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
NEWTON-ON-THE-MOOR NEWTON HALL
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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