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Thornes Memorial Approximately One Metre to South of Chancel of Church of St Michael, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Thornes Memorial Approximately One Metre to South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
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

Location: B4393, Cardeston, Shropshire SY5 9AH

Locality: Alberbury with Cardeston
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9AH

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Listing Text

12/15 Thornes memorial approx.
- one metre to south of
chancel of Church of
St Michael


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

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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