Charles Bitting

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Sacred to the memory of Charles Bitting
who departed this life September 30th 1837 aged 23 years and 28 days. Weep not my friends as you must be (4 lines of poetry indistinct)

Type of Marker: Ledger stone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, erosion, sugaring, sunken
Comments: needs to be slightly raised; raised and set on limits
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, raising

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 72
Historic Number: 436
Ledger Book: Page 19, Number 107
Cemetery Section: 4
Marker Height/Length (in): 72
Marker Width (in): 36
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 2.5

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.