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Chaffer Monument Approximately 12 Metres South of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7924 / 53°47'32"N

Longitude: -2.24 / 2°14'24"W

OS Eastings: 384286

OS Northings: 432923

OS Grid: SD842329

Mapcode National: GBR DSSL.V8

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.KYK2

Entry Name: Chaffer Monument Approximately 12 Metres South of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467014

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


906-1/16/31 (West side)
29/09/77 Chaffer monument approximately 12m
south of Church of St Peter
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Monument to the Chaffer Family in St
Peter's Churchyard)


Monumental headstone and enclosure. Later C19. Commemorates
various members of the Chaffer family, including: (i) Daniel,
son of Thomas and Sarah Chaffer, d.1845, aged 1 year; (ii) the
said Sarah, d.1846 aged 31; (iii) Ann, 2nd wife of Thomas,
d.1864; (iv) Eliza, 3rd daughter of Thomas and Sarah, d.1869
aged 27; and (v) the said Thomas, d.1876 aged 69.
Finely dressed sandstone. Gothic style. Very large headstone
with cinquefoil panels in both sides, and crocketed corner
pinnacles; rectangular enclosure in front surrounded by low
walls with mouchette tracery.
Forms group with Waddington monument adjoining on north side
(qv), with Kay monument approximately 20m south (qv) and with
Church of St Peter (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8428632923

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