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Burlton Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 2 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Simon and, Cockshutt

Description: Burlton Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 2 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Simon and

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 260761

OS Grid Reference: SJ4348529211
OS Grid Coordinates: 343485, 329211
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8574, -2.8408

Location: Shrewsbury Road, Cockshutt, Shropshire SY12 0JH

Locality: Cockshutt
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY12 0JH

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Listing Text

SJ 42 NW
east side)
12/61 Burlton memorial and
- railed enclosure approx.
2m south of nave of
Church of St. Simon
and St. Jude
Pedestal tomb and railed enclosure. Circa 1819. Limestone. Square
section with moulded plinth and capping surmounted by urn-shaped finial
with scalloped underside on 2 square slabs. Moulded inscription panels
with fluted cornice above, north in memory of John Burlton and his wife,
Elizabeth (both died 1819). Inscription on west commemorates their son,
John Burlton and his daughter, Jane (both died 1818). Inscription on
south to their son-in-law, Timothy Oakley (died 1821) and their daughter,
Elizabeth (died 1822). Inscription on east commemorates John Bookey
Griffiths (died 1849). Tomb stands within low railed enclosure on low
chamfered plinth: twisted cast-iron railings.

Listing NGR: SJ4348529211

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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