GROUP OF 3 RAISED TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES NORTH OF SCATCHERD MAUSOLEUM

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135119

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986

Statutory Address: GROUP OF 3 RAISED TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES NORTH OF SCATCHERD MAUSOLEUM, TROY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: GROUP OF 3 RAISED TOMBS APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES NORTH OF SCATCHERD MAUSOLEUM, 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 26389 27998

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History

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Details

SE26285W LS27 TROY ROAD MORLEY (east side, off)

8/53 Group of 3 raised tombs approx 10m north of Scatcherd Mausoleum

GV II

Group of 3 raised tombs. c1691, 1715 and 1718. Ashlar. Stone slabs on raised panelled bases in a row. Tomb to left to "Mr. Henry Greathead of Gildersome" who died 5th July 1718. Highly decoratively-carved stone, one of the finest in the graveyard. Sunken channelled pilasters with Ionic capitals flank base with carved feature of skeleton holding hour-glass and arrow with spade and pick to either side; over is motto "finis miseriae mores". The top has primitive flying angels supporting crown over skull. Set below, sunken segmental arch, spirals and acorn and oak leaves. Central tomb to "Elizabeth the wife of Matthew Scatcherd of Morley" who died 25th August 1715 aged 84 years. Inscription set within a simple raised surround with arrow-head corners. Tomb to right to "Jane the wife of Thomas Scatcherd of Morley" who died 4th September 1691. Has decoratively-carved heart with date and initials.

Listing NGR: SE2638927998

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 341843

Legacy System: LBS

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