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Walford Memorial Approximately 18 Metres to South of South Porch of Church of St Eata, Atcham

Description: Walford Memorial Approximately 18 Metres to South of South Porch of Church of St Eata

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 259246

OS Grid Reference: SJ5410009179
OS Grid Coordinates: 354100, 309179
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6784, -2.6803

Location: Malthouse Lane, Atcham, Shropshire SY5 6QH

Locality: Atcham
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 6QH

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Listing Text


5/21 Walford memorial approxi-
mately 18 metres to south
of south porch of Church
of St Eata

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1814. Sandstone ashlar. Neo-Classical style;
circular plan on stepped square base. Drum has plinth, anthemion frieze
and outwardly-stepped cap. Inscribed: "sacred to the Memory/ of MARY MARIA
the Wife/of FRANCIS WALFORD Esq/who died March 4th 1814 aged 28 years/
Also in the memory of/FRANCIS WALFORD Esq/Many years resident at Cronkhill
in this Parish/who died at Shelton/on the 27 day of August 1856 aged 77/
His end was peace". Francis Walford was the second Lord Berwick's agent
at Attingham (q.v.) and was the first tenant of Cronkhill (q.v.) from

Listing NGR: SJ5410009179

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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