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Group of Eight Ledger Slabs Situated Immediately East of the Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrington, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3441 / 52°20'38"N

Longitude: -2.8198 / 2°49'11"W

OS Eastings: 344250

OS Northings: 272096

OS Grid: SO442720

Mapcode National: GBR BF.TJGK

Mapcode Global: VH76T.2BNV

Entry Name: Group of Eight Ledger Slabs Situated Immediately East of the Church of St George

Listing Date: 11 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150188

Location: Burrington, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Burrington

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

BURRINGTON CP BURRINGTON
SO 47 SW
3/9 Group of eight ledger
slabs situated immediately
east of the church of
St George
GV II
Group of eight ledger slabs. Dated 1619 - 1754. Cast iron. From north to
south as follows:
1. to Robert Steward, died 1619
2. to Joyce Walker, died 1658 with scalloped rim
3. to Maria Hare, died 1674, with moulded rim
4. to Jane and Barbara Knight, died 1701 and 1705, with moulded rim
5. to Ralph Knight, died 1754, with broad ornate border
6. to Jane Hare, died 1678, with moulded rim
7. to Richard Knight, died 1745, with broad ornate border; similar to 5
8. to William Walker, died 1676, with moulded rim.
All slabs, apart from 2, have coats-of-arms reliefs. It is probable that
this unusual group of early cast iron slabs was produced at the Knight
family's iron foundry in Shropshire. The stone slab situated between
slabs 7 and 8 is mutilated and not included in this list. These slabs were
formerly sited in the church and removed at the time of restoration.


Listing NGR: SO4425072096

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