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Pair of Grave Stones to the Bower Family Situated Approximately 10 Metres to South of Nave of Church, Wickersley

Description: Pair of Grave Stones to the Bower Family Situated Approximately 10 Metres to South of Nave of Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 336011

OS Grid Reference: SK4783891657
OS Grid Coordinates: 447838, 391657
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4196, -1.2816

Location: Church Lane, Wickersley, Rotherham S66 1AB

Locality: Wickersley
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S66 1AB

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Listing Text

(north side)
2/136 Pair of grave stones
to the Bower family
situated approximately
10 metres to south of
nave of
Church of St. Alban
Pair of grave stones. c1714. Red sandstone. Raised rectangular slab with
additional slab at its foot. Fine inscriptions to Sarah, daughter of John
Bower, d 1714 aged 18; also to son Benjamin, d 1718 aged 16 and wife
Elizabeth, d 1718 aged 60; the inscriptions are set beneath a rope-moulded
arch with florets and scale ornament in the spandrels, side panels of
stylised sinuous foliage. At the foot is a plain slab to John Bower himself
who died in 1737 aged 65. Good example of its kind.

Listing NGR: SK4783891657

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Source: English Heritage

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