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Description: Gravestones and Graveyard Wall Approximately 50 Metres North of Tetley Hall
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165117
OS Grid Reference: SE7760211812
OS Grid Coordinates: 477602, 411812
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5971, -0.8289
SE 71 SE CROWLE WHARF ROAD
(south-west side, off)
3/57 Gravestones and graveyard
wall approximately 50
metres north of Tetley
Gravestones and graveyard wall. Early C18 gravestones. C18 - C19 graveyard
wall, perhaps with earlier origins, and later rebuilding and repairs.
Ashlar gravestones, some on brick bases. Dwarf brick wall with ashlar ridge
coping, perhaps reset, enclosing area approximately 8 metres north-south, by
3 metres wide. 5 recumbent rectangular gravestones, in order from north:
1) to Joan, wife of James Stovin, of 1729, with inscription below incised
scrolled round arch. 2) to James Stovin of 1762, with inscription below
roundel containing relief of arms and crest in foliate surround. 3) to
Mary, daughter of George and Sarah Stovin, of 1759, with inscription below
incised round arch. 4) to Sarah, daughter of George and Sarah Stovin, of
1733 with inscription below incised corbelled round arch. 5) finely
inscribed stone of 1724 recording burial of James, George and Sarah Stovin,
with inscription below a roundel containing relief of Stovin crest (a bow
with arrow erect) and incised scrolled round arch. The Stovin family,
Quakers who played a prominent role in the history of the Isle of Axholme,
occupied Tetley Hall in the C17-C18. Further burials may be contained in
the pyramid monument (qv) nearby to the east. W Read, History of the Isle
of Axholme, 1858, p 256.
Listing NGR: SE7760211812
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