Simpson Tomb St Marys Church

Date:
4 Sep 2000
Location:
Simpson Tomb St Marys Church, Rostherne Lane, Rostherne, Macclesfield, Cheshire, WA16 6RT
Reference:
IOE01/00116/17
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SJ 78 SW ROSTHERNE ROSTHERNE LANE

133/3/10003 Simpson Tomb St Mary's Church

II

Tomb. c.1861. Ashlar sandstone monument in the form of a diminutive spire carried on 4 columns with foliated capitals rising from the corners of a sloping gabled casket. The tomb is set on a low chamfered ashlar plinth, on which are set low ornamental railings. Between the columns spring 4 steep gables behind which rises the spire, now without a finial. The sides of the casket have recessed cusped rectangular panels, one bearing the inscription 'In memory of Mary, beloved wife of James Simpson Esq. Of Didsbury, near Manchester who died 20th May 1861 aged 43 years.'

Listing NGR: SJ7428283655

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Basketter_F. Bryan IOE Records for Basketter, F. Bryan; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Basketter, F. Bryan

Rights Holder: Basketter, F. Bryan

Keywords

Ashlar, Sandstone, Victorian Tomb, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Funerary Site, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative, Railings, Monument <By Form>, Barrier