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Midge Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in New Hutton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3156 / 54°18'55"N

Longitude: -2.6981 / 2°41'53"W

OS Eastings: 354680

OS Northings: 491331

OS Grid: SD546913

Mapcode National: GBR 9LLJ.NR

Mapcode Global: WH82X.JSDH

Entry Name: Midge Monument

Listing Date: 4 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76694

Location: New Hutton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA8

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: New Hutton

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: New Hutton

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

(off South side)

2/5 Midge Monument


Monument. 1766 date on inscribed panel from monument now re-set on wall of
garage adjoining east return of Holme Park school (listed separately). Coursed
rubble c.15 ft high overall and square in plan with sides c.4 ft wide.
Pyramidal cap (apex broken) c.3 ft wide with rectangular aperture on each face.
Inscription on re-set slab reads: Hic jacet MIDGE/Equa minima Equa maxima,/Quoe
super hoc Ericeto/semper in Curfu fuit./Victrix Ob. 17 Dec 1766/AEtat 30 Nil
ortum tale.

Listing NGR: SD5468091331

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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