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Sterne Memorial in 4th Bay on South Side of Nave of Church of St Michael, Coxwold

Description: Sterne Memorial in 4th Bay on South Side of Nave of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
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

Location: Thirsk Bank, Coxwold, North Yorkshire YO61 4AD

Locality: Coxwold
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 4AD

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Listing Text

SE 5277-5377
(south side)
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

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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