British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

10 Limestone Headstones Between 6 and 15m West of Church of St Mary, Newmarket

Description: 10 Limestone Headstones Between 6 and 15m West of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275718

OS Grid Reference: TL6409063405
OS Grid Coordinates: 564090, 263405
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2444, 0.4020

Location: 1 Fitzroy Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 0HZ

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 0HZ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Newmarket, Suffolk at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(including EXNING) SQUARE

7/159 10 limestone
between 6 & 15m
west of Church
of St. Mary


Group of 10 limestone headstones, c.1700 - c.1800. Repositioned
C20 in a row along the churchyard boundary between 6 and 15m west
of the tower of the Church of St. Mary.

Headstone 1: - c.1800, John Goodisson, segmental head, carved
with drapery in low relief.

2: - Richard and Jane Goodisson, d.1817(?) and 1826,
similarly carved.

3: - Mary -, d.1760(?), carved with an hourglass,
cherub and skull.

4: - John S-, d.1761, segmental head, carved with a
cherub flanked by foliage.

5: - Early C18, a cartouche with skulls in relief and
drapery at the sides.

6: - Similar to 5, with well-carved skulls, cross-
bones, hourglass, pick and shovel, sickle and
coffin, and cherub.

7: - c.1800, an oval with a young man, an urn on
a pedestal with foliage.

8: - Late C18, Samuel Burder, segmental head, carved
with a cherub with flowers.

9: - Early C18, segmental head, carved with cherubs,
an hourglass and crossbones. The epitaph on
an open book.

10: - Similar to 9, but with moulded edges following
the outline of carved bones, cherubs and

Listing NGR: TL6409063405

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.