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Group of 3 Chest Tombs, Including That of Samuel Lee Circa 10 Metres South of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Geddington, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4377 / 52°26'15"N

Longitude: -0.6846 / 0°41'4"W

OS Eastings: 489518

OS Northings: 283008

OS Grid: SP895830

Mapcode National: GBR DWW.1RW

Mapcode Global: VHFNL.2ZYM

Entry Name: Group of 3 Chest Tombs, Including That of Samuel Lee Circa 10 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 19 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231044

Location: Geddington, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Geddington

Built-Up Area: Geddington

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Geddington St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1337-0/12/258 (North side)
Group of 3 chest tombs, incl that of
Samuel Lee c.l0m S of Church of
Chest tombs. Early/mid C18. Limestone ashlar. 3 tomb chests,
each with moulded plinth, and cambered lid. That to Samuel Lee
has fielded panels, to south inscribed "Here lieth interred
the body of/Mr. SAMUEL LEE/who died March the 3rd, 1708. He
was/Ranger of Geddington Chase to His Grace the/Duke of
Montague and bequeathed to the Post/of Geddington the profits
of a Piece of/land lying in Cranford St. John". 2 similar tomb
chests to west, with recessed panels. Any inscriptions on them
are no longer legible.

Listing NGR: SP8951883008

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