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Lea Tomb, Approximately 40 Metres South of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Powick, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1615 / 52°9'41"N

Longitude: -2.243 / 2°14'34"W

OS Eastings: 383473

OS Northings: 251500

OS Grid: SO834515

Mapcode National: GBR 1GH.HQ9

Mapcode Global: VH92T.2XKV

Entry Name: Lea Tomb, Approximately 40 Metres South of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153403

Location: Powick, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR2

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Powick

Built-Up Area: Powick

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Powick

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

POWICK CP -
SO 85 SW
Lea Tomb, approximately
3/85 40 metres south of
Church of St Peter
GV II
Chest tomb. Mid- to late C19. Sandstone and marble. Gothic style. Sides
have continuous arcade of pointed niches separated by marble shafts above
moulded base of red marble. Inner arches are trefoiled. Central arches on
each side contain carved figures. Set diagonally at each corner is a canopied
niche, with figures (now headless) remaining only on the east side. On the
north side are inscriptions to Charles Wheeley Lea,died 1898, and Amy Mary Lea,
died 1916. At each corner are pinnacles. Between them the top of the tomb is
treated as a medieval grave slab, with carved cross and inscription to John
Wheeley Lea, died 1874.


Listing NGR: SO8347351500

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