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Rookby Memorial Approximately 20 Metres South of Church of St Edmund King and Martyr

A Grade II Listed Building in Marske, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.3997 / 54°23'58"N

Longitude: -1.8404 / 1°50'25"W

OS Eastings: 410457

OS Northings: 500476

OS Grid: NZ104004

Mapcode National: GBR HKLK.BM

Mapcode Global: WHC6B.PPT0

Entry Name: Rookby Memorial Approximately 20 Metres South of Church of St Edmund King and Martyr

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 322775

Location: Marske, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Marske

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Downholme and Marske St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 10 SW MARSKE MARSKE

9/74 Rookby Memorial
approximately 20 metres
south of Church of St
Edmund King and Martyr

GV II

Tombstone. c1771. Ashlar sandstone. Stone with rounded centre top and
incised edge. Inscription commemorates two brothers, William and Joseph
Rookby, who were drowned in Clapgate Beck on 16 November 1771 aged 37 and 33
respectively. The item is included for historical interest as the River
Swale and its tributaries rise very swiftly after isolated storms, and down
the centuries have tragically claimed many lives.


Listing NGR: NZ1045700476

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