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8232


Gateshead


Heworth, Shields Road, Church of St. Mary, Dawes tomb


Heworth


NZ26SE


Religious Ritual and Funerary


Funerary Site


Tomb


Post Medieval


C18


Structure


Tomb: headstone and gravecover of Richard Dawes, headmaster of Newcastle Grammar School, died 1766. Sandstone headstone; natural basalt boulder grave- cover. Headstone has trophy over inscription. Grave cover has inset bronze plaque: THE BURIAL PLACE OF RICHARD DAWES M.A. AUTHOR OF THE CELEBRATED WORK INTITLED MISCELLANEA CRITICA. LET NO MAN MOVE HIS BONES. Historical note: boulder and inscription placed in 1822 by John Hodgson, rector of St. Mary's. Source: J. Raine A Memoir of the Life of the Rev. John Hodgson. 1858 vol. II p135. LISTED GRADE 2


2867


6192


NZ28676192



Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special architectural or Historic Interest, 6/46

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