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Thornes Memorial Approximately One Metre to South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7238 / 52°43'25"N

Longitude: -2.951 / 2°57'3"W

OS Eastings: 335869

OS Northings: 314436

OS Grid: SJ358144

Mapcode National: GBR B8.1G4V

Mapcode Global: WH8BJ.MSZR

Entry Name: Thornes Memorial Approximately One Metre to South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258920

Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Alberbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

12/15 Thornes memorial approx.
- one metre to south of
chancel of Church of
St Michael


Chest tomb. Dated 1828. Dressed yellow/grey sandstone. Sarcophagus
type. Base, moulded plinth, cavetto-moulded cornice, battered sides,
chamfered top with panelled ends, and antefixae. Recessed panels.
Inscribed: "In Memory of/the Revd. WILLIAM THORNES/the much respected Vicar/
of this Parish/for upwards of fifty years/he died Sept. 5th 1828/aged
77". Probably post-dated inscriptions to his wife Elizabeth, d. 1796,
his daughter Elizabeth, d. 1827,and his son the Revd. John Thornes,
d. 1813, to the north, west and east respectively.

Listing NGR: SJ3586914436

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