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Headstone to Rebekah Cutt Approximately 11 Metres to West of Tower of Church of St Mary Magdalene*

A Grade II Listed Building in Whiston, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.405 / 53°24'18"N

Longitude: -1.3234 / 1°19'24"W

OS Eastings: 445076

OS Northings: 390012

OS Grid: SK450900

Mapcode National: GBR MY62.83

Mapcode Global: WHDDK.NP00

Entry Name: Headstone to Rebekah Cutt Approximately 11 Metres to West of Tower of Church of St Mary Magdalene*

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335731

Location: Whiston, Rotherham, S60

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Whiston

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whiston St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK49SE WHISTON SCHOOL HILL
(off north-east side)
6/95 Headstone to
Rebekah Cutt
approximately
11 metres to
west of tower
of Church of
St. Mary Magdalene
GV II

Headstone. c1736. Red sandstone. Thick slab with shaped head and inscription
beneath relief carvings of knotted swags and skull and cross bones and flanked
by Doric pilasters surmounted by vases. Incised lettering reads:
Here Lyeth ye Body / of Rebekah the Wife of / Ionan Cutt of Sheffield /
who died july 10th : 1736 / in ye 27 Year of her age
All you that come my Grave to see / As I am now, so must you be
Repent in time, make no delay / I, in my prime was Snatch'd away
In Love I Liv'd, in Peace I dy'd / My life was ask'd by God deny'd
One of the earliest monuments of the churchyard and fine example of artisan
craftsmanship.


Listing NGR: SK4507690012

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