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Memorial to Isaac Jackson C30 Yards South of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Ovingham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9676 / 54°58'3"N

Longitude: -1.8687 / 1°52'7"W

OS Eastings: 408502

OS Northings: 563676

OS Grid: NZ085636

Mapcode National: GBR HCD0.71

Mapcode Global: WHC3M.8DDL

Plus Code: 9C6WX49J+3G

Entry Name: Memorial to Isaac Jackson C30 Yards South of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239472

ID on this website: 101370470

Location: Ovingham, Northumberland, NE42

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ovingham

Built-Up Area: Ovingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ovingham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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22/117 Memorial to Isaac Jackson
c30 yards south of
Church of St. Mary

Churchyard memorial. 1862. Ashlar. Obelisk on plinth. Inscribed:
In memory of Isaac Jackson
of Wylam
A man of singular integrity and simplicity of character
and of great mechanical ingenuity
Lead plate on right return says:
Isaac Jackson, original inventor of the double
3-legged gravity escapement made for a clock for
Rbt. Stephenson in 1857.

Included mainly for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0850263676

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