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Liberty Tomb (Beside Path to West of Mill Farm) at National Grid Reference Tq 0098 9877, Chenies

Description: Liberty Tomb (Beside Path to West of Mill Farm) at National Grid Reference Tq 0098 9877

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157631

OS Grid Reference: TQ0098698780
OS Grid Coordinates: 500986, 198780
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6787, -0.5408

Location: Flaunden, Hertfordshire WD3 6EY

Locality: Chenies
Local Authority: Chiltern District Council
County: Buckinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: WD3 6EY

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Listing Text

TQ 09 NW (North side)

8/104 Liberty tomb
- (beside path 500m
to W of Mill Farm)
at National Grid
Ref TQ 0098 9877

- II

Chest tomb. 1777 to 'William Liberty/of Chorley Wood Brickmaker/who was
by his own desire/buried in a vault/on this part of his estate/died 21
April 1777 aged 53 years/and/Alice Liberty his wife'. Thick limestone
engraved slab as top to chest tomb with chamfered plinth and
fine-jointed red brickwork as sides of chest. Reeded surround to a panel
cut into brick at each end and 2 on S face next the path. Small granite
slab set into brickwork at W end. Aligned E-W with an iron railed
enclosure. Kelly in 1914 describes the tomb as being in an orchard 200
yards to E of old church. (Kelly(1914)101).

Listing NGR: TQ0098698780

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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