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Monument Approximately 19 Metres West of Tower of Priory Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Lancaster, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0508 / 54°3'2"N

Longitude: -2.8061 / 2°48'21"W

OS Eastings: 347320

OS Northings: 461950

OS Grid: SD473619

Mapcode National: GBR 8PVL.8N

Mapcode Global: WH846.VFYX

Entry Name: Monument Approximately 19 Metres West of Tower of Priory Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 13 March 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383261

Location: Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Lancaster

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lancaster St Mary with St John and St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


1685-1/6/228 Monument approximately 19 metres
west of tower of Priory Church of St


Tomb chest and effigy. Mid C19. Marble on a sandstone plinth,
with cast-iron railings. Rectangular tomb chest with clasping
pilasters, with the effigy of a young woman in a flowing gown,
half-reclining and resting her head on her right hand.
Originally surrounded by cast-iron railings, of which only 2
sides remain in damaged condition, with colonnette standards
at the corners and railings decorated with cusped Gothic
arches. The inscription is now illegible, but the memorial is
said to be to Ann Rothwell, wife of William Talbot Rothwell of
Foxholes, Bay Horse.
(Docton KH: The Tombstones and Memorials... of the St Mary's
Priory Church: Lancaster: 1972-: 41).

Listing NGR: SD4732061950

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