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Webster Tomb 210 Metres West of South East Lodge Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Pallion, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8983 / 54°53'53"N

Longitude: -1.4188 / 1°25'7"W

OS Eastings: 437372

OS Northings: 556109

OS Grid: NZ373561

Mapcode National: GBR V66.5P

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.54NP

Plus Code: 9C6WVHXJ+8F

Entry Name: Webster Tomb 210 Metres West of South East Lodge Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391412

Location: Pallion, Sunderland, SR4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Pallion

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bishopwearmouth St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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920-1/4/36 (North side (off))
Webster tomb 210 metres west of
South-East Lodge Bishopwearmouth


Column gravestone and kerbstones. c1890. By Bower & Florence
of Aberdeen to Christopher Maling Webster, 1813-1890, of
Pallion Hall, and members of his family. Red granite with
bronze letters. Kerb with trefoil moulding and trefoil-gabled
dwarf piers encloses large rectangle with square projection on
W side. In this projection stands a high symbolically-broken
column, with segmental cornice to square pedestal and carved
high-relief anchor and rope at base. Long inscription on
pedestal records names of Webster family. The first ropeworks
for mechanical rope-making were built c1793 in Sunderland by
an earlier Webster ((qv) Webster's Ropery, Ropery Road).

Listing NGR: NZ3737256109

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