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Description: Group of Four Tomb Chests Approximately Six Metres South of Chancel and 3 Metres East of South Chape
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 153189
OS Grid Reference: SO8000831158
OS Grid Coordinates: 380008, 231158
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9785, -2.2925
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ELDERSFIELD CP -
SO 83 SW
7/48 Group of four tomb chests
approximately six metres
south of chancel and three
metres east of south chapel
of Church of St John
Group of four tomb chests. Early C18. Sandstone. All have flat moulded tops
and scrolled ends.
South-western tomb has north side with central swag flanked by drops of
flowers. South side has crossed bones at left, and pick, shovel, and
skull at right. Inscriptions include: "Elizabeth ... 1726(?) ...".
North-western tomb is similar in design to the one to the south-west. Its
inscriptions were illegible at time of survey (April 1986).
North-eastern tomb has fluted scrolled ends with central oval panels. North
side inscribed: "Blessed are the dead ...". South side inscribed: "Job ...
South-eastern tomb is similar in design to the north-eastern one and has
carved foliage decoration on the north and south sides. South side inscribed:
"Job son of Job Carter ... 1710(?)".
Listing NGR: SO8000831158
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Source: English Heritage
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