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Description: Tomb Chest Approximately 7 Metres South of South East Buttress of Tower of Church of St John
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 153191
OS Grid Reference: SO7998631157
OS Grid Coordinates: 379986, 231157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9785, -2.2928
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ELDERSFIELD CP -
SO 73 SE
6/50 Tomb chest approximately
7 metres south of south-
east buttress of tower of
Church of St John
Tomb chest. Early C18. Sandstone with limestone ends. Flat moulded top and
scrolled ends: eastern one carved with shield of arms within cartouche. On
the north side is an inscription flanked by carved foliage decoration: "In
memory of Captain Richard Dyer Gun-maker Citizan and Free-man of London. He
departed this life August the 20th 1722 Aged 71 Ys".
Listing NGR: SO7998631157
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Source: English Heritage
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