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Latitude: 52.7055 / 52°42'19"N
Longitude: -2.3598 / 2°21'35"W
OS Eastings: 375784
OS Northings: 312037
OS Grid: SJ757120
Mapcode National: GBR 06F.B6H
Mapcode Global: WH9D4.Q8G8
Entry Name: York Tomb, Approximately 1 Metre to North West of Tower of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 29 August 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308099
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255198
Location: Sheriffhales, Shropshire, TF11
Civil Parish: Sheriffhales
Built-Up Area: Sheriffhales
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Sheriffhales St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 71 SE SHERIFFHALES C.P. CHURCH LANE (West side)
4/22 York Tomb, approximately
1 metre to North West of Tower
of Church of St. Mary.
Chest tomb, Circa 1830. Ashlar. Square plan. Moulded base, cornice, and
faceted top. East and West sides with incised borders. Inscribed to West:
"SACRED TO THE MEMORY/ OF/ RACHEL YORK/ WIFE OF BENJAMIN YORK/ of the Manor/
who departed this life/ June 22nd 1830/ Aged 57 years". To East: "SACRED TO
THE MEMORY/ of the late/ BENJAMIN YORK/of Sheriffhales Manor/ who departed
this life/ May 31st 1841/ In the 68th year of his age".
Listing NGR: SJ7578412037
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