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Latitude: 54.9512 / 54°57'4"N
Longitude: -1.5539 / 1°33'13"W
OS Eastings: 428670
OS Northings: 561928
OS Grid: NZ286619
Mapcode National: GBR SYW.WN
Mapcode Global: WHC3S.3TB6
Entry Name: Dawes Tomb About 19 Metres North of Transept of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 18 November 1985
Last Amended: 18 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1185055
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303812
Location: Gateshead, NE10
Electoral Ward/Division: Pelaw and Heworth
Built-Up Area: Gateshead
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Heworth St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 26 SE FELLING SHIELDS ROAD
6/46 (inset) Dawes tomb about 19
metres north of
transept of Church of
Tomb: headstone and gravecover of Richard Dawes, headmaster of Newcastle
Grammar School, died 1766. Sandstone headstone; natural basalt boulder grave-
cover. Headstone has trophy over inscription. Grave cover has inset bronze
plaque: THE BURIAL PLACE OF RICHARD DAWES M.A. AUTHOR OF THE CELEBRATED WORK
INTITLED MISCELLANEA CRITICA. LET NO MAN MOVE HIS BONES. Historical note:
boulder and inscription placed in 1822 by John Hodgson, rector of St. Mary's.
Source: J. Raine A Memoir of the Life of the Rev. John Hodgson. 1858 vol. II p135.
Listing NGR: NZ2867061928
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