J4079 : Campbell headstone, Holywood

taken 9 years ago, near to Cultra and Holywood, Northern Ireland

Campbell headstone, Holywood
Campbell headstone, Holywood
Beautifully carved, in that style of script in use towards the end of the 18th century, and well-preserved headstone reading “Erected by Joseph Campbell in Memory of his father John Campbell late of Hollywood who departed this life the 17th of Decr 1795 Aged 72 years Also his sister who died young”. Note the spelling “Hollywood”. For another example see J3978 : Boundary post, Holywood (2).
The Priory church and graveyard, Holywood

The Priory stands at the Bangor end of High Street surrounded by modern development. It was built as a parish church in about 1200. It later became a Franciscan friary, reverting to the status of a parish church after restoration in 1615. It became disused in the middle of the 19th century when replaced by a new parish church.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 18 July, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  People, Events  Burial ground, Crematorium 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 400 793 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.5713N 5:49.8839W
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Irish: geotagged! J 400 793
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Graveyard  Church Graveyard  Headstone 

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