Description: York Tomb, Approximately 1 Metre to North West of Tower of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255198
OS Grid Reference: SJ7578212044
OS Grid Coordinates: 375782, 312044
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7055, -2.3598
SJ 71 SE SHERIFFHALES C.P. CHURCH LANE (West side)
4/22 York Tomb, approximately
1 metre to North West of Tower
of Church of St. Mary.
Chest tomb, Circa 1830. Ashlar. Square plan. Moulded base, cornice, and
faceted top. East and West sides with incised borders. Inscribed to West:
"SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ RACHEL YORK/ WIFE OF BENJAMIN YORK/ of the Manor/
who departed this life/ June 22nd 1830/ Aged 57 years". To East: "SACRED TO
THE MEMORY/ of the late/ BENJAMIN YORK/of Sheriffhales Manor/ who departed
this life/ May 31st 1841/ In the 68th year of his age".
Listing NGR: SJ7578212044
Source: English Heritage
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