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Riley Graves and Graveyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Eyam, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2839 / 53°17'2"N

Longitude: -1.6586 / 1°39'31"W

OS Eastings: 422855

OS Northings: 376384

OS Grid: SK228763

Mapcode National: GBR JZVG.PH

Mapcode Global: WHCCV.HQDB

Entry Name: Riley Graves and Graveyard

Listing Date: 12 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80671

Location: Eyam, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, S32

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Eyam

Built-Up Area: Eyam

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eyam St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 27 NW PARISH OF EYAM RILEY LANE
4/63 (North Side)
Riley Graves and Graveyard

II

Six gravestones and a table tomb, enclosed by stone wall. 1666. Gritstone and
gritstone rubble. Gritstone rubble wall with rubble copings enclosing six
gravestones and a table tomb, those to east, from south to north, inscribed
'ALICE HANCOCKE BUR AUG 9th 1666', 'ANN HANCOCKE, BUR AUG 10th 1666' and 'WILLIAM
HANCOCKE BUR AUG 17th 1666'. Ones to west, from south to north inscribed 'JOHN
HANCOCKE JUN BUR AUG 3rd 1666', 'ELIZABETH HANCOCKE BUR AUG 3rd 1666' and 'ONER
HANCOCKE BUR AUG 7th 1666'. To south, plain table tomb with sides inscribed
'HORAM,NESCITIS, VIGILATE, ORATE'. Top inscribed 'REMEMBER MAN, AS THOU GOEST
BY, AS THOU ART NOW, EVEN ONCE WAS I, AS I DOE NOW, SO MUST THOU LYE. REMEMBER
MAN THAN THOU MUST DIE'. Memorial to the whole Hancocke family who died of the
plague.


Listing NGR: SK2285576384

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