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Row of 7 Headstones to South of Porch of Church of St Peter, Grimston

Description: Row of 7 Headstones to South of Porch of Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 March 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 190195

OS Grid Reference: SK7006820954
OS Grid Coordinates: 470068, 320954
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7816, -0.9626

Location: Church Lane, Grimston, Leicestershire LE14 3PA

Locality: Grimston
Local Authority: Melton Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE14 3PA

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Listing Text

SK 72 SW Row of 7 headstones to
5/465 S of porch of Church of
St Peter

Headstones. Late C17 - early C18. Swithland slate. Headstones line right
(east) side of path leading to porch. Those nearest porch commemorate 2
members of the Bird family that to right Richard Bird d.1726, that to left
his wife Ann d.1731 both aged 47, the former with winged angel's head above
inscription and both with lines of verse. Then a group of four to numbers
of Simpson family earliest to Elizabeth, daughter of Jasper and Alice
Simpson, d.1696 with winged angel's head above inscription. To right their
son, Jasper, d.1705 to left Jasper Simpson d.1732, with winged angel's head
above inscription in relief, and Alice d.1740. That further from porch
commemorates Tom, son of Charles and Elizabeth Stringer d.1717 with verse
and angel's head below inscription.

Listing NGR: SK7006820954

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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