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Latitude: 55.1539 / 55°9'14"N
Longitude: -2.0072 / 2°0'25"W
OS Eastings: 399638
OS Northings: 584400
OS Grid: NY996844
Mapcode National: GBR G8FV.78
Mapcode Global: WHB1G.4QG8
Plus Code: 9C7V5X3V+H4
Entry Name: Monument to Wm. Atkinson C.20 Yards South of Church of St Bartholomew
Listing Date: 5 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044916
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239619
Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, NE19
Civil Parish: Kirkwhelpington
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Kirkwhelpington with Kirkharle and Kirkheaton
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 98 SE KIRKWHELPINGTON KIRKWHELPINGTON VILLAGE
7/84 Monument to Wm.Atkinson
c.20 yards south of
Church of St.Bartholomew
Churchyard memorial. 1790. Ashlar. Plain tablet with arched top inscribed to
William Atkinson who died by a fall from his horse. It says:
In an extensive business, Industry and Integrity
brought him patronage and Respect. Stranger alike to
servility and Oppression he studiously avoided to give
offence to the Rich and cherished the laudible Endeavours
of the poor.
That thou mayst merit the sigh and tear due to the
memory of the good and just
Let thy life be useful and blameless.
Rear of stone has earlier carving of cherubs and commemorates a death of 1775.
Listing NGR: NY9963884400
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