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Description: Chest Tomb of Jane Whitaker About 50 Metres South West of West Tower of Church of Saint Andrew
Date Listed: 16 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 164680
OS Grid Reference: TA0198529679
OS Grid Coordinates: 501985, 429679
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7535, -0.4547
KIRK ELLA CHURCH LANE
TA 02 NW
9/39 Chest tomb of Jane
Whitaker about 50 metres
south-west of west tower
of Church of Saint Andrew
Chest tomb of Jane Whitaker. 1815. Fine-grained sandstone. Broad plinth,
formerly with railings. Chest with projecting panels to each side; above
that a small sarcophagus, with scalloped lid, sunk panels to sides, and
fluted corners, on claw feet. Inscription on east end of chest: "In this
vault are deposited the remains of Jane, daughter of Charles and Rachel
Whitaker of Kingston upon Hull, who died December the 17th, 1815, aged 9
months." A later inscription on the south side records the death of Rachel
Whitaker, at seven months, in 1824.
Listing NGR: TA0198529679
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Source: English Heritage
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