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Latitude: 54.9856 / 54°59'8"N
Longitude: -2.1062 / 2°6'22"W
OS Eastings: 393302
OS Northings: 565676
OS Grid: NY933656
Mapcode National: GBR FBQS.TL
Mapcode Global: WHB25.MY89
Entry Name: Dixon and Hume Headstones 8 Metres North-East of South-West Corner of Churchyard
Listing Date: 24 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044823
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239806
Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Acomb
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: St John Lee
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
ACOMB ST JOHN LEE
20/45 Dixon and Hume
headstones 8 metres
north-east of south-
west corner of
Headstones,1761 and 1774. Sandstone. 2 adjacent slabs with shaped segmental
tops: northern has inscription to Robert Dixon d.1761 and verse
Confide not reader in thy youth or strength
But more than both thy present moment prize.
Graves here surround the(e) of each brea(d)th and length
And thou mayst be perhaps the next to die.
On reverse relief skull and crossed bones, and 'memento mori'. Southern stone
has shaped panel with open book and inscription to Robert Hume d.1774.
Listing NGR: NY9330265676
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