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Loraine Memorial Stone C.60 Yards South-West of Kirkharle Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1368 / 55°8'12"N

Longitude: -1.9827 / 1°58'57"W

OS Eastings: 401197

OS Northings: 582490

OS Grid: NZ011824

Mapcode National: GBR G9L1.JD

Mapcode Global: WHB1N.J41X

Entry Name: Loraine Memorial Stone C.60 Yards South-West of Kirkharle Manor

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239616

Location: Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text


8/81 Loraine memorial stone
c.60 yards south-west of
Kirkharle Manor

Memorial stone. 1728. Ashlar. c.6 ft high with rounded top. Inscribed:
This new stone was set up in place of an old
one by Sir Wm. Loraine Bart. in 1728.
In memory of Robert Loraine his ancestor who was
Barborously Murder'd in this place by the Scots in
1483 for his good service to his country against
their thefts and Robbery as he was returning
home from the church Alone where he had
been at his private Devotions.

Listing NGR: NZ0119882490

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