PAIR OF SLABS TO MARTHA BALMFORTH 1795 AND BENJAMIN HOPPERTON 1785 APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES EAST OF CORNER OF NORTH TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1135120
Date first listed:
17-Jun-1986
Statutory Address:
PAIR OF SLABS TO MARTHA BALMFORTH 1795 AND BENJAMIN HOPPERTON 1785 APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES EAST OF CORNER OF NORTH TRANSEPT OF CHURCH OF ST MARY, TROY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PAIR OF SLABS TO MARTHA BALMFORTH 1795 AND BENJAMIN HOPPERTON 1785 APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES EAST OF CORNER OF NORTH TRANSEPT 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 26408 28027

Details

SE2628SW LS27 TROY ROAD MORLEY (east side, off)

7/54 Pair of slabs to Martha Balmforth 1795 and Benjamin Hopperton 1785 approx 20m east of corner of north transept of church of St Mary

GV II

Pair of slabs. c1785 and 1795. Ashlar. Stone slabs raised on much weathered panelled sides. Left tomb inscribed: Right tomb inscribed:

"In Memory of Martha "In Memory of Wife of the Revd. Benjamin Hopperton Thos. Balmforth Schoolmaster of Morley, who Departed this of Morley who died August Life April the 13th 1785 30th 1795, aged 39." in the 68 Year of his Age ..."

Each has semicircular-carved arch with punched spandrels in which are set paterae. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SE2640828027

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
341845
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.

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Date: 30 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13073/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ken J. Pease. Source Historic England Archive
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