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Latitude: 52.7981 / 52°47'53"N
Longitude: -2.0843 / 2°5'3"W
OS Eastings: 394411
OS Northings: 322288
OS Grid: SJ944222
Mapcode National: GBR 289.FWB
Mapcode Global: WHBDT.YXMR
Entry Name: Group of 6 Chest Tombs and 4 Monuments Approximately 20 Metres East of Church of Holy Trinity
Listing Date: 16 February 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1195370
English Heritage Legacy ID: 383924
Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17
Electoral Ward/Division: Baswich
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Stafford
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Berkswich Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
BASWICH LANE, Baswich
Group of 6 chest tombs & 4 monuments
approx. 20m east of Church of Holy
Group of 6 chest tombs and 4 monuments in 4 rows. Limestone
Row nearest church consists of 2 monuments flanking chest
tomb: monument to Matthew Price, d.1835, square monument on
moulded plinth with wide cornice with large urn, part missing;
square panels with concave corners. Chest tomb, late C18,
illegible, square angle balusters and 2 panels to each long
side, bowed west end with fielded panel, cornice.
Monument to members of the Seckerson family, d.1818-39 and
1877, stepped plinth on wide platform with spear-headed
railings remaining to north, top entablature with missing
finial; slate panels with concave corners, extra square panel
to west side.
2nd row consists of 4 chest tombs: Chest tomb, early C19,
square angle balusters and fielded panels, pyramidal cap; worn
inscription. Chest tomb to John Lycett, and Catharine Box,
d.1810, fluted angle balusters and fielded panels with concave
angles. Low chest tomb to Mary Greenwood, d.1805, slab with
moulded edges. Chest tomb to members of the Jackson family,
d.1787-1817 and later, fluted angle balusters, oval and round
panels; west end has 4 lines of verse.
3rd row consists of 2 monuments: monument to Rev. Thomas
Greenwood, d.1829, plain plinth in railings with decorative
heads, fielded panels and top entablature with broken-off urn,
the pieces of which remain. Monument to William Payne, d.1839,
plain plinth, recessed angles and entablature with remains of
urn; fielded panels.
4th row consists of chest tomb to R Hazeldine, d.1861, which
is not of special architectural interest.
Listing NGR: SJ9441122288
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