ROOKBY MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST EDMUND KING AND MARTYR

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1131329

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: ROOKBY MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST EDMUND KING AND MARTYR

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Location

Statutory Address: ROOKBY MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST EDMUND KING AND MARTYR

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire (District Authority)

Parish: Marske

National Grid Reference: NZ 10457 00476

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History

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Details

NZ 10 SW MARSKE MARSKE

9/74 Rookby Memorial approximately 20 metres south of Church of St Edmund King and Martyr

GV II

Tombstone. c1771. Ashlar sandstone. Stone with rounded centre top and incised edge. Inscription commemorates two brothers, William and Joseph Rookby, who were drowned in Clapgate Beck on 16 November 1771 aged 37 and 33 respectively. The item is included for historical interest as the River Swale and its tributaries rise very swiftly after isolated storms, and down the centuries have tragically claimed many lives.

Listing NGR: NZ1045700476

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Legacy System number: 322775

Legacy System: LBS

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