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Grave of Ebenezer Elliot, Situated Approximately 40 Metres to South East of South Porch of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Darfield, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5335 / 53°32'0"N

Longitude: -1.3693 / 1°22'9"W

OS Eastings: 441901

OS Northings: 404275

OS Grid: SE419042

Mapcode National: GBR LWWL.B2

Mapcode Global: WHDCY.YG40

Entry Name: Grave of Ebenezer Elliot, Situated Approximately 40 Metres to South East of South Porch of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 18 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333644

Location: Barnsley, S73

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Darfield

Built-Up Area: Wombwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Darfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE40SW DARFIELD CHURCH STREET,
(east end)

6/16 Grave of
Ebenezer Elliot,
situated approximately
40 metres to south-
east of south porch
of Church of All Saints.

GV II

Raised gravestone. c1849. Sandstone, iron-railed enclosure. Ashlar
plinth to large slab with angled top face. Enclosure has spear-headed
railings and rounded corner finials. Slab inscribed in bold letters:

'EBENEZER ELLIOT / DIED DECEMBER 1 1849 / AGED 68 YEARS
FANNY GARTSIDE / HIS WIFE / DIED DECEMBER 4 1856 / AGED 75 YEARS'.

Ebenezer Elliot was born in Masborough, Rotherham in 1781 and is
remembered as the 'Corn Law Rhymer' as a result of his literary works
including The Corn Law Rhymes, 1831,which formed part of his political
campaign to repeal the corn laws. This and other works vividly reflect
the life of the poor at the time.


Listing NGR: SE4190104275

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