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 Number: 106
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.