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Latitude: 55.3082 / 55°18'29"N
Longitude: -1.9105 / 1°54'37"W
OS Eastings: 405778
OS Northings: 601571
OS Grid: NU057015
Mapcode National: GBR H731.5Z
Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.MVF1
Entry Name: Monument to Walter Mavin at South East of Detached Graveyard
Listing Date: 25 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041936
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236616
Location: Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65
Civil Parish: Rothbury
Built-Up Area: Rothbury
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
ROTHBURY CHURCH STREET
25/271 Monument to Walter
Mavin at south-
east of detached
Graveyard monument, 1900. Cut stone. Rectangular plot with chamfered kerb
and headstone with inscription to Walter Mavin 'the Coquet Angler' 1814-1900.
Relief carving of river scene with fish, heron and bulrushes, and verse:
BUT WHERE'S THE AULD FISHER SAE BENT AN' SAE LAME
WHA CAM ILKA SPRING WI' HIS ROD AN' HIS CREEL?
DEATH'S CA'D HIM AWA' TO HIS LANG LATEST HAME
AND HE'LL WANDER NAE MAIR BY THE STREAMS HE LOED WEEL
Listing NGR: NU0577801571
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