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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175234
English Heritage Legacy ID: 258920
Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Alberbury
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 3514 ALBERBURY WITH ALBERBURY
12/15 Thornes memorial approx.
- one metre to south of
chancel of Church of
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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