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

List Entry Summary

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

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

List entry Number: 1135119

Location

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

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Morley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341843

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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

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National Grid Reference: SE 26389 27998

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