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Tomb of Edward and Dorothy King in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.784 / 53°47'2"N

Longitude: -2.8705 / 2°52'13"W

OS Eastings: 342743

OS Northings: 432317

OS Grid: SD427323

Mapcode National: GBR 8SDP.C8

Mapcode Global: WH85J.W49Y

Entry Name: Tomb of Edward and Dorothy King in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183595

Location: Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Civil Parish: Kirkham

Built-Up Area: Kirkham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Kirkham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 43 SW
9/25 Tomb of Edward and Dorothy
King in churchyard c.50 m
SE of the porch of the Church
of St. Michael

Tomb chest, early C19. Sandstone chest with clasping pilasters supporting
the lid. The pilasters are decorated with a fret pattern in low relief.
The lid appears to have been topped with a stone surround, of which no more
than a sort of pediment at the east end survives. Edward King was,
according to the inscription,the Vice Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster;
the inscription continues:

Reader, inquire no more
Go and do thy Duty
His widow died in 1816.

Listing NGR: SD4274332317

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