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Tomb of Edward and Elizabeth Birley in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkham, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.784 / 53°47'2"N

Longitude: -2.8703 / 2°52'13"W

OS Eastings: 342752

OS Northings: 432319

OS Grid: SD427323

Mapcode National: GBR 8SDP.C8

Mapcode Global: WH85J.W4CX

Entry Name: Tomb of Edward and Elizabeth Birley in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183593

Location: Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Civil Parish: Kirkham

Built-Up Area: Kirkham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Kirkham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 43 SW
9/23 Tomb of Edward and Elizabeth
Birley in churchyard c.50m SE
of the porch of the Church of
St. Michael

Tomb chest, c.1836. Carboniferous limestone in the form of a Greek
sarcophagus on a plinth. Battered, simply panelled chest with austere,
monolithic roof-slab formed as low cross-pediments with antefixae.
Commemorates Edward Birley, younger brother of the builder of Hillside on
Preston Street (q.v.) who died in 1811, and Elizabeth, his wife, who died
in 1836.

Listing NGR: SD4275232319

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