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Description: Tomb of Edward and Dorothy King in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 183595
OS Grid Reference: SD4274332317
OS Grid Coordinates: 342743, 432317
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7840, -2.8705
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KIRKHAM CHURCH STREET
SD 43 SW
9/25 Tomb of Edward and Dorothy
King in churchyard c.50 m
SE of the porch of the Church
of St. Michael
Tomb chest, early C19. Sandstone chest with clasping pilasters supporting
the lid. The pilasters are decorated with a fret pattern in low relief.
The lid appears to have been topped with a stone surround, of which no more
than a sort of pediment at the east end survives. Edward King was,
according to the inscription,the Vice Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster;
the inscription continues:
Reader, inquire no more
Go and do thy Duty
His widow died in 1816.
Listing NGR: SD4274332317
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Source: English Heritage
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