Building record MYO1508 - TURPINS GRAVE APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES FROM ENTRANCE TO ST GEORGES CHURCHYARD

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Grid reference SE 6072 5136 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Headstone. Early C20. To Dick Turpin. Stone. Roughly dressed monolith approximately 0.6m. high with elliptical head and painted and incised lettering. Inscription reads: "John Palmer otherwise Richard Turpin. The notorious highwayman and horse stealer executed at Tyburn April 7th 1739 and buried in St George's Churchyard". Included for historic interest. (City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 49).
Listing NGR: SE6072451365

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Sep 30 2014 5:20PM

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