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Latitude: 53.2842 / 53°17'2"N
Longitude: -1.6746 / 1°40'28"W
OS Eastings: 421791
OS Northings: 376402
OS Grid: SK217764
Mapcode National: GBR JZRG.7F
Mapcode Global: WHCCV.7QT5
Entry Name: Tomb of Catherine Mompesson 7 Metres East of Church Porch
Listing Date: 12 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1334911
English Heritage Legacy ID: 80634
Location: Eyam, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, S32
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Eyam
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Eyam St Lawrence
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 21 76 PARISH OF EYAM CHURCH STREET
6/27 (North Side)
Tomb of Catherine Mompesson,
7 metres E of Church Porch
Table tomb. 1666. Stone. Stepped base. Above, inset panels to all sides. Flat
baluster-type corner pilasters. To north and south sides, raised amorial shields.
East face has worn remains of carved hour glass. Beneath, inscription 'Mors Mihi
Lucrum'. Similar hour glass to west face with winged plaque below inscribed
'Cavee'. Below again, stone inscribed' 'Nescitis Horam'. Slab over with heavily
moulded edges. Top inscribed 'Catherina Uxor Guliemus Mompesson Huius Ecclesiae
Rects Filia Randolphi Carr Nuper de Cocken in Comitati Durelmensis Armigeri
Sepulta Vicessimo Quinto die Mansis Augti Ano Dni 1666'. Also listed for historic
interest. Catherine Mompesson was the wife of the rector of Eyam who stopped the
plague of 1666 from spreading to other areas.
Listing NGR: SK2179176402
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