WILLIAM SHENSTONE'S TOMB 12 METRES SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1063735

Date first listed: 18-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: WILLIAM SHENSTONE'S TOMB 12 METRES SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: WILLIAM SHENSTONE'S TOMB 12 METRES SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, HIGH STREET

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

District: Dudley (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SO 96613 83567

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5106 HIGH STREET ----------- William Shenstone's Tomb 12 metres south west of Church SO 9683 1/36A of St John the Baptist

II

2. Chest tomb, c 1763. Simple rectangular stone tomb, with flat undecorated top. At the west is a stone slab with chamfered top inscribed "WILs SHENSTONE ..... 1763 ......"; part part of the inscription is now obliterated. William Shenstone was a poet and landscape theorist, very influential in his life- time who transformed his garden at Leasowes into one of the first natural landscape gardens in England.

Listing NGR: SO9661383567

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 359830

Legacy System: LBS

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