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Latitude: 55.4688 / 55°28'7"N
Longitude: -1.8334 / 1°50'0"W
OS Eastings: 410628
OS Northings: 619455
OS Grid: NU106194
Mapcode National: GBR H5M6.VD
Mapcode Global: WHC13.TS3X
Plus Code: 9C7WF598+GJ
Entry Name: Crisp Headstone 1.5 Metres South of East End of Chancel of Church of St Maurice
Listing Date: 25 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1369991
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236513
Location: Eglingham, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Eglingham
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Eglingham St Maurice
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
EGLINGHAM EGLINGHAM VILLAGE
(South side, off)
19/172 Crisp headstone
1.5 metres south
of east end of
chancel of Church
of St. Maurice
Headstone, 1722. Sandstone. Gable-topped stone with raised ornament on edge
and sunk arched panel flanked by pilasters; inscription to Samual Crisp, son
of Richard Crisp of Hedgely, above verse:
Affliction Sore with Patie
nce Borne Physition was in
Wain til Death Gave Ease
When God Did please to
Free him From his paine.
Reverse has sunk triangular panel with central stylised mask flanked by death's
head and crossed bones.
An early version of the ubiquitous rhyme.
Listing NGR: NU1062819455
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