Description: 3 Chest Tombs in the Churchyard of the Church of St Giles, 3 Metres East of the Chancel
Date Listed: 12 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 241445
OS Grid Reference: SK7789873680
OS Grid Coordinates: 477898, 373680
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2544, -0.8338
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SK 77 SE DARLTON MAIN STREET
3/5 3 chest tombs in
the churchyard of
St.Giles, 3 metres
east of the
3 chest tombs. 3 metres east of the chancel. c1818 and c1840.
Ashlar and iron. 3 ashlar chest tombs enclosed within a
rectangular iron compound. The northern most tomb to Mary ? is
coffin shaped and is dated 1818, the central rectangular tomb to
Mary Ann Newstead is dated 1845 and the similar southern most
tomb to Thomas Newstead is dated 1842. All are decorated with
stylised crosses. Enclosing the tombs are decorative iron
railings set upon a chamfered ashlar base. At each corner is a
hollow iron pier decorated with blind and open tracery. The
damaged finials of these piers are now lying on the ground.
Included for group value only.
Listing NGR: SK7789873680
Source: English Heritage
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