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Snowdon Tombstone Circa 8 Metres South East of Church of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Teesville, Redcar and Cleveland

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Latitude: 54.5613 / 54°33'40"N

Longitude: -1.1539 / 1°9'14"W

OS Eastings: 454810

OS Northings: 518779

OS Grid: NZ548187

Mapcode National: GBR NHCP.ZP

Mapcode Global: WHD71.7MS3

Entry Name: Snowdon Tombstone Circa 8 Metres South East of Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 29 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60246

Location: Redcar and Cleveland, TS6

County: Redcar and Cleveland

Electoral Ward/Division: Teesville

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Eston Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 51 NW (NZ 548 187)
west side (off)

6/3 Snowdon tombstone
c.8m south-east of Church
of St. Helen.


Tombstone to George Snowdon, died 18th March 1770. Thick sandstone slab
with nowy head Convex west face has epitaph under carved hourglass, within
scrolled moulded border ornamented with flowers. The year of death is given
as 1769 and 1770 and the age of the departed: 65 and 75; both sets of
figures being superimposed. Ribbon at head of tombstone, inscribed: "Death
is certain - Time is uncertain", reflecting the confusion caused by the
changeover from the Julian Calendar to the Gregorian Calendar in 1752.

Listing NGR: NZ5481018779

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