Description: Gravestone to Robert Millthorp Approximately 3 Metres to West of Tower of Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 18 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 333642
OS Grid Reference: SE4185804306
OS Grid Coordinates: 441858, 404306
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5337, -1.3699
SE40SW DARFIELD CHURCH STREET,
6/14 Gravestone to
3 metres to west
of tower of Church
of All Saints.
Gravestone. c1826. Sandstone. Square-headed slab simply decorated
with carved foliage and a central roundel and inscribed:
'HERE LYETH / THE MORTAL REMAINS / of Robert Millthorp who died Sept- /
13th 1826 aged 19 Years. He lost his Life / by inadvertently throwing
this Stone / upon himself whilst in the service of/Ja- Raywood of Ardsley
who erected / it to his memory.'
Two rhymed verses complete this simple but most unusual monument.
Listing NGR: SE4185804306
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.