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Description: Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Bartholomew Immediately North East of Cha
Date Listed: 11 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129245
OS Grid Reference: SP0133520650
OS Grid Coordinates: 401335, 220650
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8844, -1.9820
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SP 02 SW WHITTINGTON WHITTINGTON VILLAGE
Group of 5 Monuments in the
2/140 chruchyard of the church of St.
Bartholmew immediately north-east)
Group of 5 chest tombs immediately north-east of chancel.
1) c3m north-east of corner of chancel:-
Unidentified chest tomb with raised panels on all sides.
Limestone. Quadrant corners to inscription plaques on sides,
rosette decoration at corners. Capping with moulded margin.
2) c2m south-east of the preceding:-
Chest tomb to Henry Arkell, died 1808, Elizabeth his wife, died
1782, and Jane, daughter of Henry Arkell, died 1792. Limestone.
Inscription plaques with raised margins on sides, fluted marginal
panels. Capping with moulded margin.
3) cl.5m north-east of the preceding:-
Chest tomb to Thomas Young, died 1648 and Jemima his wife, died
1642. Limestone. Sunken inscription panel at west end with
inscription in fine incised lettering. Thick capping with moulded
margin. Sunken unused inscription panel at east end.
4) c2m south of preceding:-
Chest tomb to Henry and Elizabeth Arkell. Late C18. Limestone.
Sunken panels either side with ornate hanging bellflower
decoration, similar panels on north side with similar marginal
panels ether side. Capping with moulded margin and upper capping
stone in form of flat slab.
5) clm south-east of the preceding:-
Chest tomb to Robert Arkell, died 1799 and Hanna, his wife.
Limestone. Sunken inscription panels on north and south sides.
Marginal panels with tall, thin urns in relief on south side.
Bellflower decoration with ribbon tie at top to marginal panels
either side of inscription on north side. Thick capping with
moulded margin, upper capping stone in form of flat slab. Sunken
inscription panel at west end with inscription to Robert Arkell,
Listing NGR: SP0133520650
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