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Latitude: 55.0563 / 55°3'22"N
Longitude: -2.2035 / 2°12'12"W
OS Eastings: 387095
OS Northings: 573554
OS Grid: NY870735
Mapcode National: GBR F91Z.Q8
Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.35YL
Entry Name: 3 Ridley Headstones 3 Metres South of Church of St Mungo
Listing Date: 27 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045219
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240826
Location: Simonburn, Northumberland, NE48
Civil Parish: Simonburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Simonburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
SIMONBURN THE GREEN
(West side, off)
19/142 3 Ridley headstones,
3 metres south of
Church of St. Mungo
1. 1755 to John Ridley. Sandstone. 1.0 metre tall. Shaped top with 2 carved
angel heads. Sunk panel with bold reliefs of hourglass flanked by skull
and serpent devouring tail.
2. 1795 to Elizabeth Ridley wife of Thomas Ridley. Sandstone. 1.75 metres
tall. Elaborate scrolled top with flanking paterae. Raised enriched
border. Pair of small carved angel heads flanked by serpent and Book of
3. 1820 to Elizabeth Ridley wife of William Ridley. Sandstone. 2.0 metres
tall. Elaborate shaped top with ball finial and flanking paterae. Raised
enriched border. Sunk panel with relief of small female figure in Neo-
classical dress holding large book inscribed with sentimental poem. Panel
crowned by relief of small urn.
Listing NGR: NY8709573554
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