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Tombstone of Micah Salt in Buxton Cemetrey, Tomb Number 2798

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2452 / 53°14'42"N

Longitude: -1.9003 / 1°54'1"W

OS Eastings: 406750

OS Northings: 372027

OS Grid: SK067720

Mapcode National: GBR HZ5X.DD

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.SP9H

Entry Name: Tombstone of Micah Salt in Buxton Cemetrey, Tomb Number 2798

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259427

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462889

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Cote Heath

Built-Up Area: Buxton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


616-1/2/94 (North East side)
Tombstone of Micah Salt in Buxton
Cemetery, Tomb No.2798


Tombstone of Micah Salt. 1915. Carved gritstone cross, and
base, with shaped marble kerbstone to plot. Replica of
Anglo-Saxon cross in Eyam cemetery. Cross on tapering shaft
and shaped base. East face has carved angels to each arm and
central roundel. The shaft has rolled edges and 5 panels, the
first two representing the Virgin Mary with infant Christ, the
others with interlace resembling strapwork. West face has
carved figures to cross head and vine scroll motif to shaft.
North and south faces have similar scroll motif. Attached to
the base is the shaped kerbstone which bears the inscriptions:
Micah Salt of Buxton 1847-1915 REST IN PEACE. MARIA SALT
1857-1927. Louise Anne Salt DIED Jan 1st 1953. GERALD AUSTEN
SALT D. Jan 15th 1915 aged 13 years.
Micah Salt was a well known Buxton archaeologist.

Listing NGR: SK0675072027

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