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TWO CHEST TOMBS AND THREE GRAVESTONES ARRANGED IN IRREGULAR LINE SOUTHWARDS FROM APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH AISLE OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

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: TWO CHEST TOMBS AND THREE GRAVESTONES ARRANGED IN IRREGULAR LINE SOUTHWARDS FROM APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH AISLE OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

List entry Number: 1135665

Location

TWO CHEST TOMBS AND THREE GRAVESTONES ARRANGED IN IRREGULAR LINE SOUTHWARDS FROM APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH AISLE OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, CHURCH SIDE

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Mar-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342071

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Details

SE 32 NE ROTHWELL CHURCH SIDE LS26 (west side) Methley

6/76 Two chest tombs and 3 gravestones arranged in irregular line southwards from approx. 2 metres south of south aisle of Church of St. Oswald

II

Two chest tombs and three gravestones. Sandstone. Dates and identities as follows:- (1) Chest tomb of Thomas Smith of Methley (1731), his wife (1725) and son (etc.); (2) on opposite side of path, approx. 5 metres from aisle wall, chest tomb of Thomas Leake of Pinder Green (1766), his wife (1764), and David Crosfield (1767); (3) abutting the south-east corner of this, gravestone of David Leake of Coney Moor (1764); and approx. 3 and 8 metres respectively south of the same chest tomb, the gravestones of: (4) Webster of Methley (1668); and (5) Dorothy, wife of John Locke (1675) Details as follows:- (i) lid has bevelled edges and plaited border, decorated head, but is cracked diagonally through a recess for an inserted panel, corner missing, and side panels worn; (2) bevelled edge, undecorated; (3) at the head a shouldered panel containing an urn with foliated surround, and at the foot a winged head; (4) fully lettered but illegible in upper half, the lower identifying various members of Webster family; (5) mostly illegible.

Listing NGR: SE3910326604

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National Grid Reference: SE 39103 26604

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