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Two Panelled Chest Tombs Approximately Three Metres South of East End of Chancel of Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in Forcett and Carkin, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5051 / 54°30'18"N

Longitude: -1.7301 / 1°43'48"W

OS Eastings: 417575

OS Northings: 512234

OS Grid: NZ175122

Mapcode National: GBR JJCB.7T

Mapcode Global: WHC60.D1C4

Entry Name: Two Panelled Chest Tombs Approximately Three Metres South of East End of Chancel of Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 21 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323255

Location: Forcett and Carkin, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Forcett

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Forcett with Aldborough and Melsonby

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

FORCETT AND CARKIN FORCETT
NZ 1612-1712
10/43 Two panelled chest tombs
approximately 3 metres
south of east end of
chancel of Church of St
Cuthbert

GV II

Two panelled chest tombs. Early C18. Ashlar sandstone. The chest tombs
are next to one another and lie parallel. They are of matching design, with
chamfered bases, fielded panels to the ends, and 2 to the sides, with lids
moulded with a torus and scotia section around the edge. The lids are
inscribed, but the lettering is badly worn; each tomb seems to commemorate a
John Croft, the deceased of the more southerly tomb may have died in 1729.


Listing NGR: NZ1757512234

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