BEESTON MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055306

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: BEESTON MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: BEESTON MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, CHURCH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Market Drayton

National Grid Reference: SJ 67576 34032

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History

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Details

SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHURCH STREET (south- east side)

13/35 Beeston memorial approx. 23 metres to south- east of tower of Church of Saint Mary

GV II

Pedestal tomb with canopy. Dated 1846. Grey sandstone ashlar. Square base with step. Pedestal with moulded plinth, recessed side panels, pilaster strips with vertical incised ornament and moulded corners, moulded cornice, and amphora finial (reset in C20 cement base) with gadrooned lower parts and Greek key ornament to band at top. Canopy consisting of 4 fluted columns with acathus capitals supporting entablature with triangular pediment to each face and antefixae at corners. Pedestal inscribed: "HERE LIE / THE MORTAL REMAINS OF / WILLIAM BEESTON / WHO WAS BORN / AT THE HILLS IN THIS PARISH / AND FOR MORE THAN FIFTY / YEARS PRACTISED AS A / SURGEON AT WELLINGTON / IN THIS COUNTY: / HE DIED MARCH 20th 1846 / AGED 84 YEARS / IN GRATEFUL AND / AFFECTIONATE REMEMBRANCE / HIS NIECE TABITHA BEESTON / RAISED THIS MONUMENT".

Listing NGR: SJ6757634032

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 260338

Legacy System: LBS

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