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Latitude: 54.1548 / 54°9'17"N
Longitude: -3.1867 / 3°11'12"W
OS Eastings: 322597
OS Northings: 473874
OS Grid: SD225738
Mapcode National: GBR 6N5D.WC
Mapcode Global: WH72B.0TSQ
Entry Name: Gravestone to George Romney Approximately 12 Metres South of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 6 May 1976
Last Amended: 20 December 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1209782
English Heritage Legacy ID: 388430
Location: Dalton Town with Newton, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA15
Civil Parish: Dalton Town with Newton
Built-Up Area: Dalton-in-Furness
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Dalton-in-Furness St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
BARROW IN FURNESS
SD2273 CHURCH STREET, Dalton In Furness
708-1/11/167 (South side (off))
06/05/76 Gravestone to George Romney
approximately 12 metres south of
Church of St Mary
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET, Dalton In Furness
Gravestone of George Romney in
churchyard to SE of church)
Graveslab on plinth. 1802, restored 1895 by Miles of Ulverston
(Ayre). Slate slab on limestone plinth. Slab bears short Latin
inscription to George Romney died 15.11.1802. Moulded plinth
reads 'THIS MEMORIAL WAS RESTORED BY JOHN ORDE ROMNEY OF
WHITESTOCK HALL IN THIS COUNTY IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1895'.
George Romney was born nearby at Beckside on 15.12.1734 and
became 3rd of the fashionable portrait painters in the time of
Reynolds and Gainsborough.
(Walton J E: Dalton in Furness in Old Picture Postcards:
Netherlands: 1983-: PL 42; Waterhouse E: Dictionary of British
C18 Painters in Oils and Crayons: 1981-: 317-318; Rev Canon
Ayre: North Lonsdale Magazine: Ulverston: 1896-: 59).
Listing NGR: SD2259773874
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