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Monument to Skipworth Family in Graveyard of Church of St. Mary 12 Metres from East End, South Kelsey

Description: Monument to Skipworth Family in Graveyard of Church of St. Mary 12 Metres from East End

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 196538

OS Grid Reference: TF0420398222
OS Grid Coordinates: 504203, 398222
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4704, -0.4316

Location: Brigg Road, South Kelsey, Lincolnshire LN7 6PW

Locality: South Kelsey
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN7 6PW

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Listing Text


4/58 Monument to
Skipworth family
in graveyard of Church of
St. Mary
12 metres from
east end.

Chest tomb, monument to members of Skipworth family of Moortown
House; circa 1850 possibly designed by Butterfield; ashlar, in
high Gothic style, divided into 4 panels each marked by a stepped
and decorated buttress. The individual panels each bear an
inscription to a member of the Skipworth family and are
surmounted by a trefoil headed arch. The frieze above is also
inscribed. The spandrels between the arch and frieze have
hobnail decoration. The end panel is reserved for George
Skipworth who died in 1857 and who commisioned Butterfield to
alter the church in 1853.

Listing NGR: TF0420398222

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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