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Description: Medieval Tomb Set in Lych Gate to Church of Saint Bartholomew
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 335918
OS Grid Reference: SK5276391904
OS Grid Coordinates: 452763, 391904
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4213, -1.2075
MALTBY CHURCH LANE
3/43 Medieval tomb
set in lych gate to
Altar tomb. C14, resited c1863. Magnesian limestone inlaid with brass.
Rectangular with hollow plinth moulding, inscribed side panels and moulded
lid inlaid with brass cross having an ogee-arch beneath a stepped Calvary
base. Inscribed panel on east side reads 'mors janua vitae' (death, the
gateway to life). Unique of its kind in South Yorkshire. Its present
location has allowed vandalism including removal of part of the brass cross.
P. F. Ryder, Saxon Churches in South Yorkshire, County Archaeology Monograph
No2, 1982, p85-87 (line drawings).
Listing NGR: SK5276391904
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