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Tomb of William Birley and Others in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirkham, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7841 / 53°47'2"N

Longitude: -2.8703 / 2°52'13"W

OS Eastings: 342753

OS Northings: 432324

OS Grid: SD427323

Mapcode National: GBR 8SDP.D7

Mapcode Global: WH85J.W4CW

Entry Name: Tomb of William Birley and Others in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183594

Location: Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Civil Parish: Kirkham

Built-Up Area: Kirkham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Kirkham St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

KIRKHAM CHURCH STREET
SD 43 SW
9/24 Tomb of William Birley and
others in churchyard c.50m
SE of the porch of the
- Church of St. Michael

GV II

Monument, mid C19. Sandstone within cast-iron ogee-patterned railings. In
the form of a Gothic tabernacle, square on plan, with four elaborately
gabled faces, flanked by crocketed pinnacles and surmounted by a spirelet.
Panels with inscriptions in each face. Built first as the tomb of
William Birley, died 1850 and his first wife Mary, died 1819. He was the
owner of the Kirkham Linen Mill and built Hillside on Preston Street
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: SD4275332324

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