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Group of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 20 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of St Eata, Atcham

Description: Group of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 20 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of St Eata

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 259248

OS Grid Reference: SJ5410009174
OS Grid Coordinates: 354100, 309174
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6783, -2.6803

Location: Malthouse Lane, Atcham, Shropshire SY5 6QH

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

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Listing Text


5/23 Group of 5 chest tombs
- approximately 20 metres
to south of chancel of
Church of St Eata


Group of 5 chest tombs. Late C18 or early C19. Sandstone ashlar. 2
chest tombs to north have moulded plinths, shaped corner balusters, raised
and fielded panels, and moulded cornices; south-west tomb has plinth,
panelled pilasters, and sides, and chamfered top; southern tomb has
moulded plinth, fluted corner pilasters with paterae in capitals, slightly
recessed panels (oval at ends), and moulded cornice to flat top; south-
east tomb has plinth, panelled square end-pilasters flanking plain sides,
and top with panelled gables inscribed: "MOMENTO MORI" to west and
"RESURGEM" to east. To the Davies, Watson, Yeoman, Sayer, Price and
Maddock families.

Listing NGR: SJ5410009174

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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