GROUP OF 6 RAISED SLABS CLOSE TO SOUTH BUTTRESS OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1135117
Date first listed:
17-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 6 RAISED SLABS CLOSE TO SOUTH BUTTRESS OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, TROY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 6 RAISED SLABS CLOSE TO SOUTH BUTTRESS OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, TROY ROAD

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Morley
National Grid Reference:
SE 26380 28002

Details

SE2628SW LS27 TROY ROAD MORLEY (east side, off)

7/49 Group of 6 raised slabs close to south buttress of nave of Church of St. Mary

GV II

Group of 5 raised slabs and an earlier taller chest tomb. c1671, 1693, 1696, 1702, 1741 and much-weathered chest tomb to right next to church. Ashlar. Raised stone slabs on panelled bases. 2 rows of 3.

1st row: tombs commemorate "Esther wife of Joshua Crowther mother-in-law of Thomas Dawson", died 22nd April 1693 aged 84; "John Dawson of Morley", died 2nd September 1741 aged 65, this tomb with carved guillouche surround and arched head with winged-head angel spandrels and heraldic coat of 3 birds set diagonally across a shield; "Abraham Dawson of Morley", died 19th November 1671 aged 61 and "Rev. Mr. Joseph Dawson Minister of the gospel at Morley", died 26th June 1709 aged 73, the tomb with decoratively-carved surround with central panel with angel spandrels and arched surround.

2nd row: tombs commemorate "Samuel son of Joseph Dawson of Morley", died 23rd July 1696, tomb with carved heart motif with initials; "Thomas only son of Mr. Joseph Dawson of Rochdale in ,Lancashire, "died 3rd November 1726, tomb with arched surround with impost, face and angel spandrels; chest tomb has 4 panels each with quatrefoil and raised shield.



Listing NGR: SE2638028002

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
341839
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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