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Row of 7 Headstones to South of Porch of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Grimston, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7816 / 52°46'53"N

Longitude: -0.9626 / 0°57'45"W

OS Eastings: 470068

OS Northings: 320954

OS Grid: SK700209

Mapcode National: GBR BNL.PF8

Mapcode Global: WHFJZ.5BWW

Entry Name: Row of 7 Headstones to South of Porch of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 22 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190195

Location: Grimston, Melton, Leicestershire, LE14

County: Leicestershire

District: Melton

Civil Parish: Grimston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Saxelbye with Shoby

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 72 SW Row of 7 headstones to
5/465 S of porch of Church of
St Peter

Headstones. Late C17 - early C18. Swithland slate. Headstones line right
(east) side of path leading to porch. Those nearest porch commemorate 2
members of the Bird family that to right Richard Bird d.1726, that to left
his wife Ann d.1731 both aged 47, the former with winged angel's head above
inscription and both with lines of verse. Then a group of four to numbers
of Simpson family earliest to Elizabeth, daughter of Jasper and Alice
Simpson, d.1696 with winged angel's head above inscription. To right their
son, Jasper, d.1705 to left Jasper Simpson d.1732, with winged angel's head
above inscription in relief, and Alice d.1740. That further from porch
commemorates Tom, son of Charles and Elizabeth Stringer d.1717 with verse
and angel's head below inscription.

Listing NGR: SK7006820954

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