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Walford Memorial Approximately 18 Metres to South of South Porch of Church of St Eata

A Grade II Listed Building in Atcham, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6784 / 52°40'42"N

Longitude: -2.6803 / 2°40'49"W

OS Eastings: 354100

OS Northings: 309179

OS Grid: SJ541091

Mapcode National: GBR BM.48V1

Mapcode Global: WH8BV.SYV2

Entry Name: Walford Memorial Approximately 18 Metres to South of South Porch of Church of St Eata

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259246

Location: Atcham, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Atcham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Atcham St Eata

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 50 NW ATCHAM C.P. ATCHAM

5/21 Walford memorial approxi-
mately 18 metres to south
of south porch of Church
of St Eata
GV II

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1814. Sandstone ashlar. Neo-Classical style;
circular plan on stepped square base. Drum has plinth, anthemion frieze
and outwardly-stepped cap. Inscribed: "sacred to the Memory/ of MARY MARIA
the Wife/of FRANCIS WALFORD Esq/who died March 4th 1814 aged 28 years/
Also in the memory of/FRANCIS WALFORD Esq/Many years resident at Cronkhill
in this Parish/who died at Shelton/on the 27 day of August 1856 aged 77/
His end was peace". Francis Walford was the second Lord Berwick's agent
at Attingham (q.v.) and was the first tenant of Cronkhill (q.v.) from
1806.

Listing NGR: SJ5410009179

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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