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Critchlow Memorial and Railings 3 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Luke, Sheen

Description: Critchlow Memorial and Railings 3 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Luke

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 274325

OS Grid Reference: SK1134261486
OS Grid Coordinates: 411342, 361486
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1504, -1.8319

Location: Pown Street, Sheen, Staffordshire SK17 0ES

Locality: Sheen
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK17 0ES

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Listing Text


6/107 Critchlow Memorial and
- Railings 3m south of
Chancel of Church of
St Luke


Chest tomb and railings to Critchlow family. Circa 1853, possibly by
William Butterfield. Stone; large aedicular Gothic chest, approximately
2m high of miniature bays; deep plinth with undercut cusped quatrefoil
pattern, carved gabletted pilasters framing inscribed panels and miniature
blind arcaded frieze of pointed arches over trefoil heads; cavetto
cornice bearing fleurons to surbase carrying pitched and hipped block
top with trefoil edge frieze and cut lines in imitation of scalloped
tiles; all clasped by cruciform. Spike-headed wrought iron railing
surround taken up in 3 bays over tomb to form round-arched profile,
cusped within with circular and trefoil devices, spaced by cusped ridge.

Listing NGR: SK1134261486

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Source: English Heritage

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