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Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 6 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Minsterley, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6396 / 52°38'22"N

Longitude: -2.9263 / 2°55'34"W

OS Eastings: 337413

OS Northings: 305052

OS Grid: SJ374050

Mapcode National: GBR B9.6VL4

Mapcode Global: WH8BY.0XS9

Entry Name: Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 6 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258986

Location: Minsterley, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Minsterley

Built-Up Area: Minsterley

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Minsterley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 3605-3705 MINSTERLEY C.P. MINSTERLEY

19/80 Group of 4 chest
- tombs approx. 6
metres to south of
chancel of Church of
the Holy Trinity

GV II

Group of 4 chest tombs. Early C19. Dressed grey sandstone. North-east
tomb: semi-circular recessed side panels with flanking fluted pilaster
strips, raised oval end panels, and moulded cornice to flat top (broken
in two at time of survey - July 1985); inscribed to Thomas Green, died
1803 (5?); south-east tomb: panels with incised borders and quadrant
corners, side panels with flanking incised pilaster strips and moulded
cornice to chamfered top; inscribed to Mytton Skrymsheb, surgeon,
died Feb. 12, 1837; north-west tomb: sarcophagus type with moulded base,
panelled sides, and moulded cornice to chamfered top; inscribed to Edward
Green, died Oct. 9, 1805; south-west tomb: base invisible; recessed
moulded semi-circular side panels with fluted fan decoration in spandrels
and flanking panelled pilaster strips, recessed square end panels, and
moulded cornice to chamfered top; inscribed to John Nealor of Minsterley
Hall, died May 8, 1829.


Listing NGR: SJ3741305052

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