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Ha-Ha to South and West of Sweeney Hall Incorporating Non Conformist Cemetery at South West Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Oswestry Rural, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8315 / 52°49'53"N

Longitude: -3.051 / 3°3'3"W

OS Eastings: 329287

OS Northings: 326509

OS Grid: SJ292265

Mapcode National: GBR 73.TPCH

Mapcode Global: WH8B3.33D5

Entry Name: Ha-Ha to South and West of Sweeney Hall Incorporating Non Conformist Cemetery at South West Corner

Listing Date: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255628

Location: Oswestry Rural, Shropshire, SY10

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Oswestry Rural

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Morton St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 22 NE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. A 483 (east side)

5/152 Ha-ha to south and
west of Sweeney
Hall incorporating
non-conformist
cemetery at south-
west corner

GV II

Ha-ha and non-conformist cemetery. Ha-ha: mid- to late C18. Coursed
limestone rubble with moulded coping. Low wall to west of Sweeney
Hall (q.v.), turning at right-angles to east and then to south. In
south-west angle a low stone wall with ornamental wrought-iron railings
encloses non-conformist cemetery. This contains five recumbent grave
slabs: 2 are now illegible but one (re-lettered in late C19) has
inscription to Abigail Chetwood (died 1658) and a second a lead inscription
plate to A(n)ne Moston (died 1651). Another commemorates Thomas Baker
(died 1675), builder of the first Sweeney Hall (q.v.) in 1640, and who
offered refuge to members of the Congregational Church of Protestant
Dissenters.


Listing NGR: SJ2928726509

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