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Smith Memorial and Railed Enclosure Immediately to West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Hopton Castle, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3985 / 52°23'54"N

Longitude: -2.9371 / 2°56'13"W

OS Eastings: 336337

OS Northings: 278249

OS Grid: SO363782

Mapcode National: GBR B8.Q5KK

Mapcode Global: VH76C.1ZM4

Entry Name: Smith Memorial and Railed Enclosure Immediately to West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 257680

Location: Hopton Castle, Shropshire, SY7

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Hopton Castle

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Hopton Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 37 NE
8/173 Smith memorial and
- railed enclosure immed-
iately to west of Church
of St Mary

Churchyard memorial and railed enclosure. Circa 1840. Sandstone ashlar
(to monument) with regularly coursed and dressed rubble to flanking walls.
Wrought-iron railings with urn-capped standards resting on low walls. Monument.
Projection to centre has oval inscription panel commemorating William Smith
(died 1840) and his wife, Ann (died 1824) flanked by slender decorated vase-shaped
balusters; semi-circular pediment to top with decorated ball finials to left
and right [right missing at time of resurvey (August 1986)] surmounted by
wooden pediment (right side missing at time of resurvey). Further inscriptions
to other members of Smith family to sides and below. Railed enclosure contains
6 stone grave slabs, either marking remains of those referred to on monument
or of other members of the Smith family.

Listing NGR: SO3633778249

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