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Tomb Chest Approximately 8 Metres South of Church of St John the Baptist, Lea

Description: Tomb Chest Approximately 8 Metres South of Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 155431

OS Grid Reference: SO6576821724
OS Grid Coordinates: 365768, 221724
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8930, -2.4988

Location: A40, Lea, County of Herefordshire HR9 7GL

Locality: Lea
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR9 7GL

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Listing Text

SO 62 SE

6/20 Tomb chest approximately
8 metres south of Church
of St John the Baptist


Tomb chest. Mid-C18. Sandstone. Slab has cornice moulding with egg-and-
dart enrichment. Inverted consoles at corners. Short sides, facing west
and east, carved with a book and with a worn cartouche. South side carved
with two figures holding books and trumpets, and inscribed: "Here Lies
Interred the Body of Stephen Yearsley late of the Parish. He died Aug
ye 25 1742 aged 78 years .....".

Listing NGR: SO6576821724

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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