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Williams Headstone 18 Metres North West of South Gate of Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Longhoughton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4289 / 55°25'44"N

Longitude: -1.6172 / 1°37'2"W

OS Eastings: 424322

OS Northings: 615070

OS Grid: NU243150

Mapcode National: GBR K54N.NP

Mapcode Global: WHC1F.4S5Z

Entry Name: Williams Headstone 18 Metres North West of South Gate of Churchyard

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237041

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Longhoughton

Built-Up Area: Longhoughton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longhoughton

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2415
18/150

LONGHOUGHTON
LONGHOUGHTON VILLAGE
(West side)

Williams headstone 18 metres north-west of south gate of churchyard

GV
II

Headstone, 1851. Cut sandstone. Segmental-topped stone with relief carving
of draped female figure, anchor, ropes and shrouds above motte 'ANCHORAM SPEI
QUIESCO'; below is a shaped panel flanked by garlands and inscription:

DAVID WILLIAMS
Master of the Brig Epsilon of
Blyth, who was drowned off
Dunstonborough (sic) Castle, with
the whole of his crew Jan 4 1851

TOSS'D IN THE TROUBLOUS VOYAGE OF LIFE
BY MANY A RACING WAVE
MY WEARY FRAME AT LENGTH HATH FOUND
A HARBOUR IN THE GRAVE
MOOR'D ON THE CHRISTIANS ROCK WITH HOPE
MY ANCHOR SAFE I LIE
BE THOU LORD CHRIST IN THAT GREAT DAY
MY PILOT IN THE SKY

Listing NGR: NU2432215070

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