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Latitude: 52.7274 / 52°43'38"N
Longitude: -2.8619 / 2°51'42"W
OS Eastings: 341888
OS Northings: 314764
OS Grid: SJ418147
Mapcode National: GBR BD.162G
Mapcode Global: WH8BL.0PGZ
Entry Name: Matthews Memorial Approximately 9 Metres to South of Nave of Church of Saint Chad
Listing Date: 27 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1175697
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259213
Location: Montford, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Montford
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Montford with Shrawardine
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
MONTFORD C.P. MONTFORD
SJ 41 SW
9/148 Matthews memorial approx.
- 9 metres to south of nave
of Church of Saint Chad
Pedestal tomb. Dated 1815. Grey sandstone ashlar. Moulded plinth,
recessed side panels, each with reeded architrave to sides and top,
fluted frieze, moulded cornice, and large urn finial with husk swags
and fluted lower parts (top of finial missing at time of survey - January
1987) . Western panel inscribed: "ERECTED / TO THE SACRED / Memory of
the Late / THOMAS MATTHEWS / of the Lea Hall in this / COUNTY / who
departed this life / December 15th 1815 in / the 70th Year of His Age".
Further inscriptions to members of the Matthews family.
Listing NGR: SJ4188814764
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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