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Crompton Tomb Approximately 52 Metres South West of Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stone, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9014 / 52°54'5"N

Longitude: -2.1444 / 2°8'39"W

OS Eastings: 390386

OS Northings: 333786

OS Grid: SJ903337

Mapcode National: GBR 15Q.4N8

Mapcode Global: WHBDF.1B4J

Entry Name: Crompton Tomb Approximately 52 Metres South West of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 27 July 1972

Last Amended: 24 January 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385979

Location: Stone, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST15

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Stone

Built-Up Area: Stone

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stone St Michael and St Wulfad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


651-1/7/8 (South side)
27/07/72 Crompton Tomb approx. 52m SW of
Church of St Michael
(Formerly Listed as:
Tomb of William Crompton in St
Michael's Churchyard)


Tomb of William Crompton, d.1603, and his wife, d.1626.
Ashlar. Chest tomb with architraved panels to sides; Armorial
bearing to east end has draped mantle and 2 helmets with
crests; north side and west end have small shields with
scrolls above, probably armorial bearings of children; south
side has brass plaque recording other members of the Crompton
family; top has effigies of man in armour, legs missing below
the knee, and woman in dress c1600. Early C19 spear-headed
cast-iron railings with some remaining angle urns. The tomb is
on original site, in the chancel of the former Augustinian
Priory church of SS Mary and Wulfad, fd c1135, which was
demolished c1758.
(Buildings of England: N.Pevsner: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: 268).

Listing NGR: SJ9038633786

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