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Latitude: 54.5623 / 54°33'44"N
Longitude: -0.9927 / 0°59'33"W
OS Eastings: 465236
OS Northings: 519024
OS Grid: NZ652190
Mapcode National: GBR PHHP.WB
Mapcode Global: WHF87.QLHC
Entry Name: Hutton Tombstone Circa 13 Metres South West of Tower of Old Church of All Saints
Listing Date: 8 September 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263292
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432705
Location: Skelton and Brotton, Redcar and Cleveland, TS12
County: Redcar and Cleveland
Civil Parish: Skelton and Brotton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Skelton with Upleatham All Saints
Church of England Diocese: York
NZ 61NE SKELTON & BROTTON CHURCH LANE
(off north end), Skelton
3/6 Hutton tombstone
of tower of Old Church
of All Saints.
Tombstone 1776, of James Hutton aged 6 years and 6 months. Rectangular
sandstone slab, approx. 132cm. high x 79m. x 10cm., with moulded border to
inscription and text. Curved panel at head bearing text on scroll held by
cherubs with horns, flanked by flowers. Angles at head of stone inscribed:
"W.N." in left angle, "Sculp." in right-hand angle. Text below memorial
"My tender Parents cease to mourn
That I so soon drop'd into Urn
Tho' Death's cut short my hopeful Days
I learning lov'd and Virtue's ways.
Then let no grief your Peace destroy
I'm gone before to rest in joy.
Serve God while you on Earth remain
then we with joy will meet again."
Listing NGR: NZ6523619024
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