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York Tomb, Approximately 1 Metre to North West of Tower of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheriffhales, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255198

Location: Sheriffhales, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

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.

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GV II

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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