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Headstone to Rebekah Cutt Approximately 11 Metres to West of Tower of Church of St Mary Magdalene*, Whiston

Description: Headstone to Rebekah Cutt Approximately 11 Metres to West of Tower of Church of St Mary Magdalene*

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335731

OS Grid Reference: SK4507690012
OS Grid Coordinates: 445076, 390012
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4050, -1.3234

Location: 16 School Hill, Whiston, Rotherham S60 4JB

Locality: Whiston
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S60 4JB

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Listing Text

(off north-east side)
6/95 Headstone to
Rebekah Cutt
11 metres to
west of tower
of Church of
St. Mary Magdalene

Headstone. c1736. Red sandstone. Thick slab with shaped head and inscription
beneath relief carvings of knotted swags and skull and cross bones and flanked
by Doric pilasters surmounted by vases. Incised lettering reads:
Here Lyeth ye Body / of Rebekah the Wife of / Ionan Cutt of Sheffield /
who died july 10th : 1736 / in ye 27 Year of her age
All you that come my Grave to see / As I am now, so must you be
Repent in time, make no delay / I, in my prime was Snatch'd away
In Love I Liv'd, in Peace I dy'd / My life was ask'd by God deny'd
One of the earliest monuments of the churchyard and fine example of artisan

Listing NGR: SK4507690012

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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