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Lea Tomb, Approximately 40 Metres South of Church of St Peter, Powick

Description: Lea Tomb, Approximately 40 Metres South of Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 153403

OS Grid Reference: SO8347351500
OS Grid Coordinates: 383473, 251500
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1615, -2.2430

Location: 53 Upton Road, Powick, Worcestershire WR2 4QS

Locality: Powick
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR2 4QS

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Listing Text

SO 85 SW
Lea Tomb, approximately
3/85 40 metres south of
Church of St Peter
Chest tomb. Mid- to late C19. Sandstone and marble. Gothic style. Sides
have continuous arcade of pointed niches separated by marble shafts above
moulded base of red marble. Inner arches are trefoiled. Central arches on
each side contain carved figures. Set diagonally at each corner is a canopied
niche, with figures (now headless) remaining only on the east side. On the
north side are inscriptions to Charles Wheeley Lea,died 1898, and Amy Mary Lea,
died 1916. At each corner are pinnacles. Between them the top of the tomb is
treated as a medieval grave slab, with carved cross and inscription to John
Wheeley Lea, died 1874.

Listing NGR: SO8347351500

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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