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Description: Lord Dacre's Tomb Approximately 3 Metres to North of Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 16 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 326367
OS Grid Reference: SE4758836897
OS Grid Coordinates: 447588, 436897
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8262, -1.2785
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SAXTON WITH SCARTHINGWELL MAIN STREET
SE 43 NE
3/29 Lord Dacre's Tomb
approximately 3 metres to
north of Church of All
Chest tomb. c1461. To Ralph, Lord Dacre of Gillesland. Craven limestone.
Oblong on plan approximately 1.75 x 1 metre and 1 metre high. Plain tomb
with weathered coats of arms to sides and ends. Slab to reputed to have
born inscription. Lord Dacre was killed at the Battle of Towton in 1461.
Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, Vol X p 303. Pevsner N, Yorkshire, The
West Riding, 1979, p431.
Listing NGR: SE4759436898
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