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Tomb of William Birley and Others in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Chur, Kirkham

Description: Tomb of William Birley and Others in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Chur

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183594

OS Grid Reference: SD4275332324
OS Grid Coordinates: 342753, 432324
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7841, -2.8703

Location: School Lane, Kirkham, Lancashire PR4 2SE

Locality: Kirkham
Local Authority: Fylde Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR4 2SE

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Listing Text

SD 43 SW
9/24 Tomb of William Birley and
others in churchyard c.50m
SE of the porch of the
- Church of St. Michael


Monument, mid C19. Sandstone within cast-iron ogee-patterned railings. In
the form of a Gothic tabernacle, square on plan, with four elaborately
gabled faces, flanked by crocketed pinnacles and surmounted by a spirelet.
Panels with inscriptions in each face. Built first as the tomb of
William Birley, died 1850 and his first wife Mary, died 1819. He was the
owner of the Kirkham Linen Mill and built Hillside on Preston Street

Listing NGR: SD4275332324

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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