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Hutton Tombstone Circa 13 Metres South West of Tower of Old Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Skelton and Brotton, Redcar and Cleveland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

NZ 61NE SKELTON & BROTTON CHURCH LANE
(off north end), Skelton

3/6 Hutton tombstone
c.13m. south-west
of tower of Old Church
of All Saints.

II

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
inscription reads:
"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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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