Description: Thornes Memorial Approximately One Metre to South of Chancel of Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258920
OS Grid Reference: SJ3586914437
OS Grid Coordinates: 335869, 314437
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7238, -2.9510
SJ 3514 ALBERBURY WITH ALBERBURY
12/15 Thornes memorial approx.
- one metre to south of
chancel of Church of
Chest tomb. Dated 1828. Dressed yellow/grey sandstone. Sarcophagus
type. Base, moulded plinth, cavetto-moulded cornice, battered sides,
chamfered top with panelled ends, and antefixae. Recessed panels.
Inscribed: "In Memory of/the Revd. WILLIAM THORNES/the much respected Vicar/
of this Parish/for upwards of fifty years/he died Sept. 5th 1828/aged
77". Probably post-dated inscriptions to his wife Elizabeth, d. 1796,
his daughter Elizabeth, d. 1827,and his son the Revd. John Thornes,
d. 1813, to the north, west and east respectively.
Listing NGR: SJ3586914437
Source: English Heritage
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