Description: Coward Family Gravestone Situated Approximately 2 Metres to South of Priests' Door to Church of St H
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 334933
OS Grid Reference: SE5370512020
OS Grid Coordinates: 453705, 412020
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6020, -1.1899
BURGHWALLIS GRANGE LANE
SE 51 SW (south side, off)
3/69 Coward family
2 metres to south
of priests' door to
Church of St. Helen
Gravestone. Late C18. Ashlar. Horizontal, rectangular slab with fine
inscription beneath scrolled pediment and with roundels in the top corners.
Inscription records the death of James Coward on the 7th September, 1780
'In blooming youth unto this place I code,
Readers repent your lot may be the same.
The slab also records the death of James' parents: Ann Coward (d.1786), aged
86) and Thomas (d.1794, aged 78). Well preserved and good example.
Listing NGR: SE5370012015
Source: English Heritage
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