Description: Matthews Memorial Approximately 9 Metres to South of Nave of Church of Saint Chad
Date Listed: 27 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 259213
OS Grid Reference: SJ4188814764
OS Grid Coordinates: 341888, 314764
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7274, -2.8619
MONTFORD C.P. MONTFORD
SJ 41 SW
9/148 Matthews memorial approx.
- 9 metres to south of nave
of Church of Saint Chad
Pedestal tomb. Dated 1815. Grey sandstone ashlar. Moulded plinth,
recessed side panels, each with reeded architrave to sides and top,
fluted frieze, moulded cornice, and large urn finial with husk swags
and fluted lower parts (top of finial missing at time of survey - January
1987) . Western panel inscribed: "ERECTED / TO THE SACRED / Memory of
the Late / THOMAS MATTHEWS / of the Lea Hall in this / COUNTY / who
departed this life / December 15th 1815 in / the 70th Year of His Age".
Further inscriptions to members of the Matthews family.
Listing NGR: SJ4188814764
Source: English Heritage
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