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Mitford Castle. Two Headstones to North of Chapel Ruin

A Grade I Listed Building in Mitford, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1631 / 55°9'46"N

Longitude: -1.7347 / 1°44'4"W

OS Eastings: 416999

OS Northings: 585446

OS Grid: NZ169854

Mapcode National: GBR J8BR.70

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.BH68

Plus Code: 9C7W5778+64

Entry Name: Mitford Castle. Two Headstones to North of Chapel Ruin

Listing Date: 20 October 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238935

Location: Mitford, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Mitford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Mitford St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

Tagged with: Tombstone

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NZ 1785
10/20 Mitford Castle.
Two headstones to
20.10.69 north of chapel ruin

Headstones, probably early C12. Part of a cemetery with several sepulchral
monuments in situ, uncovered in 1939. The northern stone, 0.40 metre high,
has an incised equal-armed cross with an expanded centre; the adjacent body
stone is now in Mitford churchyard, on the north side of the chancel of the
parish church. Other stones removed or destroyed by vandals.

Listing NGR: NZ1700385435

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