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Blenkinsopp Headstone 1.0 Metre South of Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Haltwhistle, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.97 / 54°58'12"N

Longitude: -2.4581 / 2°27'29"W

OS Eastings: 370771

OS Northings: 564030

OS Grid: NY707640

Mapcode National: GBR CB8Z.M5

Mapcode Global: WH912.6BQR

Entry Name: Blenkinsopp Headstone 1.0 Metre South of Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240756

Location: Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Haltwhistle

Built-Up Area: Haltwhistle

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 7064
(South side, off)
20/22 Blenkinsopp
headstone 1.0 metre
south of Church of
the Holy Cross

Large headstone to John Blenkinsopp died 1822. Sandstone. Reeded border.
Semicircular top has sunk panel containing relief shield with Blenkinsopp
crest surmounted by bent arm grasping sword. Large shield below revealed by
drawn-back carved drapery bearing motto: PERSEVERANCE. Shield inscribed to
John Blenkinsopp, his brother Thomas and their sister Elizabeth. Shield
flanked at base by reliefs of stacked books crowned by lamps with flames.

Listing NGR: NY7077164030

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