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Ha-Ha to South and West of Sweeney Hall Incorporating Non Conformist Cemetery at South West Corner, Oswestry Rural

Description: Ha-Ha to South and West of Sweeney Hall Incorporating Non Conformist Cemetery at South West Corner

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 255628

OS Grid Reference: SJ2928726509
OS Grid Coordinates: 329287, 326509
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8314, -3.0510

Location: Pant, Shropshire SY10 9EU

Locality: Oswestry Rural
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 9EU

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Listing Text

SJ 22 NE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. A 483 (east side)

5/152 Ha-ha to south and
west of Sweeney
Hall incorporating
cemetery at south-
west corner


Ha-ha and non-conformist cemetery. Ha-ha: mid- to late C18. Coursed
limestone rubble with moulded coping. Low wall to west of Sweeney
Hall (q.v.), turning at right-angles to east and then to south. In
south-west angle a low stone wall with ornamental wrought-iron railings
encloses non-conformist cemetery. This contains five recumbent grave
slabs: 2 are now illegible but one (re-lettered in late C19) has
inscription to Abigail Chetwood (died 1658) and a second a lead inscription
plate to A(n)ne Moston (died 1651). Another commemorates Thomas Baker
(died 1675), builder of the first Sweeney Hall (q.v.) in 1640, and who
offered refuge to members of the Congregational Church of Protestant

Listing NGR: SJ2928726509

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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