Description: Mary Byam Chest Tomb, About 6 Metres South of Chancel, Church of St James the Great
Date Listed: 4 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270315
OS Grid Reference: ST1198228378
OS Grid Coordinates: 311982, 128378
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0480, -3.2570
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ST12NW FlTZHEAD CP
CHURCH ROAD (EAST SIDE)
6/104 Mary Byam chest tomb, about 6
metres south of chancel, Church
of St James the Great
Chest tomb, mid C17. Ashlar sandstone. Ledge topped, moulded cornice. Apsidal ends, shield in cartouche East end, skull
and cross bones above hour glass framed by scythes West end. Inscribed Northside to Mary, wife of William Byam, died
1648; Southside illegible. Partially subsided and obscured by ivy at time of survey (March 1983). One of the finest
chest tombs in the district.
Listing NGR: ST1198228378
Source: English Heritage
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