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Gravestone of Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Circa 10 Yards West of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.6301 / 55°37'48"N

Longitude: -2.0898 / 2°5'23"W

OS Eastings: 394442

OS Northings: 637400

OS Grid: NT944374

Mapcode National: GBR F3VB.CL

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.WR07

Plus Code: 9C7VJWJ6+33

Entry Name: Gravestone of Louisa, Marchioness of Waterford, Circa 10 Yards West of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238065

Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Tagged with: Tombstone

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NT 9437

Gravestone of Louisa,
Marchioness of
Waterford, c.10 yards
west of Church of
St. Michael


Gravestone with cross. 1891 by G.F. Watts. At the back two kneeling angels
c.4 ft. high, holding a shield and wreath with the Waterford arms. The base of
this sculpture is inscribed:

For certain he hath seen all perfectness who among other
ladies hath seen her.
She walked with humbleness for her array. She was a creature
sent from heaven to stay.

In front of this a recumbent Celtic cross resting on 4 low walls. The arms of
the cross have angels, the centre a maze. The shaft is inscribed:

In loving memory of Louisa Ann, Widow of Henry,
3rd Marchioness of Waterford, Daughter of Lord Stuart de Rothesay.
Born 1818. Died at Ford where for many years she
lived honoured and beloved by all May 12th 1891.

Listing NGR: NT9444237400

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