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Pair of Grave Stones to the Bower Family Situated Approximately 10 Metres to South of Nave of Church of St Alban

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickersley, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4196 / 53°25'10"N

Longitude: -1.2816 / 1°16'53"W

OS Eastings: 447838

OS Northings: 391657

OS Grid: SK478916

Mapcode National: GBR MXHW.BX

Mapcode Global: WHDDL.89YV

Entry Name: Pair of Grave Stones to the Bower Family Situated Approximately 10 Metres to South of Nave of Church of St Alban

Listing Date: 1 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 336011

Location: Wickersley, Rotherham, S66

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Wickersley

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wickersley St Alban

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

WICKERSLEY CHURCH LANE
SK49SE
(north side)
2/136 Pair of grave stones
to the Bower family
situated approximately
10 metres to south of
nave of
Church of St. Alban
GV II
Pair of grave stones. c1714. Red sandstone. Raised rectangular slab with
additional slab at its foot. Fine inscriptions to Sarah, daughter of John
Bower, d 1714 aged 18; also to son Benjamin, d 1718 aged 16 and wife
Elizabeth, d 1718 aged 60; the inscriptions are set beneath a rope-moulded
arch with florets and scale ornament in the spandrels, side panels of
stylised sinuous foliage. At the foot is a plain slab to John Bower himself
who died in 1737 aged 65. Good example of its kind.

Listing NGR: SK4783891657

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