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Spearman Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 6 Metres to North West of the Remains of the Ch, Bicton

Description: Spearman Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 6 Metres to North West of the Remains of the Ch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259083

OS Grid Reference: SJ4454215140
OS Grid Coordinates: 344542, 315140
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7310, -2.8227

Location: Bicton Lane, Bicton, Shropshire SY3 8EU

Locality: Bicton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY3 8EU

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Listing Text

SJ 41 NW
5/23 Spearman memorial and
- railed enclosure approx. 6
metres to north-west of the
remains of the Church of
the Holy Trinity


Chest tomb with railed enclosure. Dated 1824. Grey sandstone ashlar
tomb. Sarcophagus type. Moulded plinth, fluted corner piers, moulded
cornice, and concave top to gadrooned and fluted pyramidal cap with small
globe finial. Inscribed: "IN MEMORY OF JOHN SPEARMAN. Esqr. / late of
OXON in this County, who died / Decr 27th, 1824, aged 60 years". Further
inscription to the memory of Richard Spearman too. Wrought-iron railed
enclosure with spearhead railings and square-section standards with urn
finials. The former Church of the Holy Trinity (q.v.), now ruined, was
replaced by a new building in the village in 1887.

Listing NGR: SJ4454215140

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Source: English Heritage

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