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Smith Memorial and Railed Enclosure Immediately to West of Church of St Mary, Hopton Castle

Description: Smith Memorial and Railed Enclosure Immediately to West of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 257680

OS Grid Reference: SO3633778249
OS Grid Coordinates: 336337, 278249
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3985, -2.9371

Location: Hopton Castle, Shropshire SY7 0QF

Locality: Hopton Castle
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY7 0QF

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Listing Text

SO 37 NE
8/173 Smith memorial and
- railed enclosure immed-
iately to west of Church
of St Mary

Churchyard memorial and railed enclosure. Circa 1840. Sandstone ashlar
(to monument) with regularly coursed and dressed rubble to flanking walls.
Wrought-iron railings with urn-capped standards resting on low walls. Monument.
Projection to centre has oval inscription panel commemorating William Smith
(died 1840) and his wife, Ann (died 1824) flanked by slender decorated vase-shaped
balusters; semi-circular pediment to top with decorated ball finials to left
and right [right missing at time of resurvey (August 1986)] surmounted by
wooden pediment (right side missing at time of resurvey). Further inscriptions
to other members of Smith family to sides and below. Railed enclosure contains
6 stone grave slabs, either marking remains of those referred to on monument
or of other members of the Smith family.

Listing NGR: SO3633778249

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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