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Description: Tomb of Robert Parker in St Helen's Churchyard, Approximately 1 Metre East of Chancel
Date Listed: 20 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183303
OS Grid Reference: SD7288043824
OS Grid Coordinates: 372880, 443824
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8899, -2.4141
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SD 74 SW
10/131 Tomb of Robert Parker in
St. Helen's Churchyard,
approx. 1 metre east of
Chest tomb of Robert Parker, died 21st March 1718. Sandstone. Inscribed
slab records that Robert Parker of Marley Hill was the second son of
Edward Park of Browsholme and founded the Widows' Hospital in Waddington,
The sides have carved panels, with moulded base and cornice. The west side
is badly worn. The east side has flowers with a hand and sickle. The south
side has outer panels with carved skulls and crossed bones and a central panel
carved with the Parker coat of arms. The north side is similar, except that
the central panel bears only a shield.
Listing NGR: SD7288043824
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Source: English Heritage
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