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John Leech Grave Headstone Adjacent to Porch of St Michael and All Angels' Church

A Grade II Listed Building in St Peter's, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4878 / 53°29'16"N

Longitude: -2.0899 / 2°5'23"W

OS Eastings: 394131

OS Northings: 399013

OS Grid: SJ941990

Mapcode National: GBR FXV3.BF

Mapcode Global: WHB9J.VLZJ

Entry Name: John Leech Grave Headstone Adjacent to Porch of St Michael and All Angels' Church

Listing Date: 14 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212682

Location: Tameside, OL6

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Ashton-under-Lyne

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Ashton-under-Lyne The Good Shepherd

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SJ 99 NW

(south side)

John Leech grave headstone adjacent to porch of St. Michael and All Angels' Church


Grave headstone. 1689. Stone. Inscription reads - "Here
Resteth the Body of John Leech of Hurst Buried the 16 day of
October 1689 aged 92 years whereby Anne his wife he had
issue 12 children and in his life time was Father to 12,
Grandfather to 75, Great Grandfather to 92, Great Great
Grandfather to 2, in all 181". The stone also bears the
appropriate coat of arms.

Listing NGR: SJ9413199013

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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