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Description: Pyramid Monument Approximately 50 Metres North of Tetley Hall
Date Listed: 10 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165118
OS Grid Reference: SE7760411806
OS Grid Coordinates: 477604, 411806
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5971, -0.8289
SE 71 SE CROWLE WHARF ROAD
(south-west side, off)
3/58 Pyramid monument
approximately 50 metres
north of Tetley Hall
Pyramid monument, probably burial vault of Stovin family. C18 with later
partial rebuilding. Brick with ashlar casing. Low 4-sided pyramid,
approximately 3 metres square, on pedestal with cyma-moulded plinth and
cornice. Pyramid has 5 courses including capstone. North and east sides of
pedestal have fragmentary plinth and cornice largely replaced by plain
slabs, indicating later rebuilding. The Stovin family, Quakers who played a
prominent role in the history of the Isle of Axholme, occupied Tetley Hall
in the C17-C18. The family graveyard (qv) lies 2 metres to the west.
W Read, History of the Isle of Axholme, 1858, p 256.
Listing NGR: SE7760411806
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Source: English Heritage
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