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Law Monument by Churchyard Entrance to North East of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Lichfield, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6842 / 52°41'3"N

Longitude: -1.8181 / 1°49'5"W

OS Eastings: 412394

OS Northings: 309627

OS Grid: SK123096

Mapcode National: GBR 4DN.P52

Mapcode Global: WHCGP.1SJL

Entry Name: Law Monument by Churchyard Entrance to North East of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 17 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1187745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382622

Location: Lichfield, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Lichfield

Built-Up Area: Lichfield

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Lichfield St Michael and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


LICHFIELD

SK1209NW CHURCH STREET
1094-1/6/70 (South side)
Law monument by churchyard entrance
to north-east of Church of St
Michael

GV II

Monument to James Thomas Law, Chancellor of the Diocese and
Master of the Hospital of St John, d.1876, and his wife
Henrietta Charlotte, d.1866. 1864. By Chancellor Law. Ashlar
with some stippled tooling. Rectangular monument on 2 steps
has 3 trefoil-headed arches to sides and 2 to ends; drip
course, deep frieze with guilloche moulding and top cornice
with brattishing; pyramidal ashlar roof and finial with cross
in heavy roundel. Arches have no mouldings; square piers have
capitals with mouldings to sides; iron rails within arches. 2
gabled slabs inside have inscriptions. Originally had clock
illuminated by gas to top roundel, for people using the main
road to Burton and the Trent Valley Railway Station.
Chancellor Law was an important local benefactor.


Listing NGR: SK1239409627

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