TOMB OF EDWARD AND DOROTHY KING IN CHURCHYARD CIRCA 50 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072023
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
TOMB OF EDWARD AND DOROTHY KING IN CHURCHYARD CIRCA 50 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH STEET

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOMB OF EDWARD AND DOROTHY KING IN CHURCHYARD CIRCA 50 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH STEET

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Fylde (District Authority)
Parish:
Kirkham
National Grid Reference:
SD 42743 32317

Details

KIRKHAM CHURCH STREET SD 43 SW 9/25 Tomb of Edward and Dorothy King in churchyard c.50 m SE of the porch of the Church of St. Michael - GV II

Tomb chest, early C19. Sandstone chest with clasping pilasters supporting the lid. The pilasters are decorated with a fret pattern in low relief. The lid appears to have been topped with a stone surround, of which no more than a sort of pediment at the east end survives. Edward King was, according to the inscription,the Vice Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; the inscription continues:

Reader, inquire no more but Go and do thy Duty His widow died in 1816.

Listing NGR: SD4274332317

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
183595
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02691/16
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