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Hawthorn Tomb About 25 Metres South of Church of St Michael and All Angels

A Grade II Listed Building in Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9824 / 54°58'56"N

Longitude: -1.7411 / 1°44'27"W

OS Eastings: 416669

OS Northings: 565341

OS Grid: NZ166653

Mapcode National: GBR JB8T.VR

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.7157

Entry Name: Hawthorn Tomb About 25 Metres South of Church of St Michael and All Angels

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304348

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn

Built-Up Area: Newburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


7/28 (inset) Hawthorn tomb about 25 metres
south of Church of St. Michael
and All Angels.


Obelisk, headstone and dwarf wall. Mid C19. Sandstone. Tall obelisk on tall
plinth inscribed to the memory of Alice died 1837 and Robert, engineer, died
1842, parents of Robert and William Hawthorn. Headstone now laid flat in front
of obelisk comemorates Alice, Robert and members of their family. Low sandstone
enclosing wall has cushion-moulded coping. Historical Note: Robert Hawthorn
was a pioneer in the development of steam engines, first for pumping and then
for marine propulsion. The firm founded by him went on to become major railway
and marine engineers.

Listing NGR: NZ1666965341

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

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