Description: Sterne Memorial in 4th Bay on South Side of Nave of Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 24 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332748
OS Grid Reference: SE5330377196
OS Grid Coordinates: 453303, 477196
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1878, -1.1846
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COXWOLD VILLAGE STREET
Sterne Memorial in 4th
bay on south side of nave
of Church of St Michael
Tombstone c1768, moved to present position 1969. Commemorating Rev Laurence
Sterne, perpetual curate of Coxwold 1760-68. White stone slab with wave-shaped
head. Long inscription about Sterne the writer. The tombstone was erected by
two brother freemasons in Bayswater churchyard as Sterne died in Bond Street,
London. When, in 1969, that churchyard was being cleared for redevelopment, his
bones and tombstone were removed to Coxwold.
Listing NGR: SE5330377196
Source: English Heritage
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