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10 Limestone Headstones Between 6 and 15m West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Newmarket, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2444 / 52°14'39"N

Longitude: 0.402 / 0°24'7"E

OS Eastings: 564090

OS Northings: 263405

OS Grid: TL640634

Mapcode National: GBR N9Y.6GN

Mapcode Global: VHJGH.XVDB

Entry Name: 10 Limestone Headstones Between 6 and 15m West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194527

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275718

Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Newmarket

Built-Up Area: Newmarket

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Newmarket St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 6463 NEWMARKET ST. MARY'S
(including EXNING) SQUARE

7/159 10 limestone
headstones,
between 6 & 15m
west of Church
of St. Mary

II


Group of 10 limestone headstones, c.1700 - c.1800. Repositioned
C20 in a row along the churchyard boundary between 6 and 15m west
of the tower of the Church of St. Mary.

Headstone 1: - c.1800, John Goodisson, segmental head, carved
with drapery in low relief.

2: - Richard and Jane Goodisson, d.1817(?) and 1826,
similarly carved.

3: - Mary -, d.1760(?), carved with an hourglass,
cherub and skull.

4: - John S-, d.1761, segmental head, carved with a
cherub flanked by foliage.

5: - Early C18, a cartouche with skulls in relief and
drapery at the sides.

6: - Similar to 5, with well-carved skulls, cross-
bones, hourglass, pick and shovel, sickle and
coffin, and cherub.

7: - c.1800, an oval with a young man, an urn on
a pedestal with foliage.

8: - Late C18, Samuel Burder, segmental head, carved
with a cherub with flowers.

9: - Early C18, segmental head, carved with cherubs,
an hourglass and crossbones. The epitaph on
an open book.

10: - Similar to 9, but with moulded edges following
the outline of carved bones, cherubs and
drapery.


Listing NGR: TL6409063405

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