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Tomb of Robert Parker in St Helen's Churchyard, Approximately 1 Metre East of Chancel

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddington, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8899 / 53°53'23"N

Longitude: -2.4141 / 2°24'50"W

OS Eastings: 372877

OS Northings: 443828

OS Grid: SD728438

Mapcode National: GBR CRLG.49

Mapcode Global: WH969.WHL8

Entry Name: Tomb of Robert Parker in St Helen's Churchyard, Approximately 1 Metre East of Chancel

Listing Date: 20 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183303

Location: Waddington, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Waddington

Built-Up Area: Waddington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Waddington St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

WADDINGTON
SD 74 SW

10/131 Tomb of Robert Parker in
St. Helen's Churchyard,
approx. 1 metre east of
Chancel
-
GV II

Chest tomb of Robert Parker, died 21st March 1718. Sandstone. Inscribed
slab records that Robert Parker of Marley Hill was the second son of
Edward Park of Browsholme and founded the Widows' Hospital in Waddington,
The sides have carved panels, with moulded base and cornice. The west side
is badly worn. The east side has flowers with a hand and sickle. The south
side has outer panels with carved skulls and crossed bones and a central panel
carved with the Parker coat of arms. The north side is similar, except that
the central panel bears only a shield.


Listing NGR: SD7287743828

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