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Description: Tomb of Edward and Elizabeth Birley in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Chu
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183593
OS Grid Reference: SD4275232319
OS Grid Coordinates: 342752, 432319
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7840, -2.8703
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KIRKHAM CHURCH STREET
SD 43 SW
9/23 Tomb of Edward and Elizabeth
Birley in churchyard c.50m SE
of the porch of the Church of
Tomb chest, c.1836. Carboniferous limestone in the form of a Greek
sarcophagus on a plinth. Battered, simply panelled chest with austere,
monolithic roof-slab formed as low cross-pediments with antefixae.
Commemorates Edward Birley, younger brother of the builder of Hillside on
Preston Street (q.v.) who died in 1811, and Elizabeth, his wife, who died
Listing NGR: SD4275232319
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Source: English Heritage
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