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Friends Burial Ground Enclosure Walls with Memorials (At Ngr Ny 585 215)

A Grade II Listed Building in Newby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.587 / 54°35'13"N

Longitude: -2.6436 / 2°38'36"W

OS Eastings: 358506

OS Northings: 521500

OS Grid: NY585215

Mapcode National: GBR 9HZD.GG

Mapcode Global: WH92Q.CYDX

Entry Name: Friends Burial Ground Enclosure Walls with Memorials (At Ngr Ny 585 215)

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 74072

Location: Newby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Newby

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Morland St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NEWBY
NY 52 SE

1/53 Friends' Burial
Ground enclosure
walls with memorials
(at NGR NY 585 215)

GV II

Enclosure wall to burial ground with re-set memorials on south and west walls.
Drystone rubble walls; 4 memorial slabs. Walls c.4½ ft high with stone stile
built into east wall; slabs all c.4 ft high and c.2½ ft wide. Slabs as follows,
numbering from left to right on south wall:
1) (Originally top to chest tomb). Inscribed in large, debased Roman capitals
(with reversed '?') to Thomas & Mary Wilson; undated, but records give
deaths as occurring in 1684 and 1690 (possibly carved during their lifetime
as gaps for their ages were not filled in).
2) (Segmental head). Inscribed in fine Roman capitals to Sarah, wife of
Thomas Laverick and dated 1729.
3) (Originally top to chest tomb). Inscribed in fine Roman capitals to
Elizabeth & John Morland; dated 1672 and 1682.
(West wall). (Triangular head). Inscribed in flowing script to Robert & John
Robinson; date appears to read 1772, but may be earlier.

(Thomas Lawson's memorial, set against east wall, is listed separately).


Listing NGR: NY5850021500

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