Robert Trollope

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Robert Trollope was a 17th-century English architect, born in Yorkshire, who worked mainly in Northumberland and Durham.

His work includes:-

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Gateshead, Co Durham. He designed his own monument complete with statue and an inscription which is said to have read :-

Here lies Robert Trollop

Who made yon stones roll up

When death took his soul up

His body filled this hole up