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Group of 8 Chest Tombs in Area Defined by Paths in North West Corner of Churchyard of St Peter, Caverswall

Description: Group of 8 Chest Tombs in Area Defined by Paths in North West Corner of Churchyard of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274812

OS Grid Reference: SJ9514542804
OS Grid Coordinates: 395145, 342804
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9826, -2.0737

Locality: Caverswall
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST11 9EA

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Listing Text


12/10 Group of 8 chest tombs in
area defined by paths in
north-west corner of churchyard
of St. Peter

- II

8 chest tombs. Stone. 4 to north-west corner of similar style: Josiah
Saunders d. 1847, Rev. Josiah Saunders d. 1791, William Hill d. 1776 and
George Swift d. 1811, all of same size with inset banded angle pilasters,
alternating fleuron and fluted bands to frieze and moulded top. Closer
to the church tower lie Mary Shaw d. 1787 and the Hulme Memorial (from
1717 but more close to the 1787 date referring to Elizabeth Hulme). The
former has moulded pilasters at angles, the latter with reeded pilasters
to the angles with unusual Neoclassical surbase crest and Thomas Bentley
d. 1822 with reeded pilasters to centre and angles.

Listing NGR: SJ9514542804

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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