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Latitude: 52.6574 / 52°39'26"N
Longitude: -2.8538 / 2°51'13"W
OS Eastings: 342344
OS Northings: 306971
OS Grid: SJ423069
Mapcode National: GBR BD.5N2N
Mapcode Global: WH8BZ.4G9M
Entry Name: France Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 2 Metres North West of Plealey Methodist Church
Listing Date: 10 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177453
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259527
Location: Pontesbury, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Pontesbury
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Pontesbury
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 40 NW PONTESBURY C.P. PLEALEY
4/223 France memorial and
- railed enclosure
north-west of Plealey
Chest tomb and railed enclosure. Circa 1830. Limestone. Rectangular plan.
Moulded plinth and capping with chamfered top ledger, fluted corner pilasters.
Moulded inscription panel on south side commemorates Richard France (died
1829) and one on west his son, also Richard, died 1869; further inscriptions
to other members of family on north and east sides. Cast-iron railed enclosure
with spear-headed finials. Richard France, the younger, was the founder of
Plealey Methodist Church (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SJ4234406971
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