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Tomb Chest Approximately 8 Metres South of Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Lea, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.893 / 51°53'34"N

Longitude: -2.4988 / 2°29'55"W

OS Eastings: 365768

OS Northings: 221724

OS Grid: SO657217

Mapcode National: GBR FW.QSWX

Mapcode Global: VH86K.MPT5

Entry Name: Tomb Chest Approximately 8 Metres South of Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 17 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 155431

Location: Lea, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Lea

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: The Lea

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 62 SE

6/20 Tomb chest approximately
8 metres south of Church
of St John the Baptist


Tomb chest. Mid-C18. Sandstone. Slab has cornice moulding with egg-and-
dart enrichment. Inverted consoles at corners. Short sides, facing west
and east, carved with a book and with a worn cartouche. South side carved
with two figures holding books and trumpets, and inscribed: "Here Lies
Interred the Body of Stephen Yearsley late of the Parish. He died Aug
ye 25 1742 aged 78 years .....".

Listing NGR: SO6576821724

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