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MONUMENT TO WOODHOUSE FAMILY, 15 METRES NORTH EAST END OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN

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: MONUMENT TO WOODHOUSE FAMILY, 15 METRES NORTH EAST END OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN

List entry Number: 1139163

Location

MONUMENT TO WOODHOUSE FAMILY, 15 METRES NORTH EAST END OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN, NORLEY ROAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Norley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57447

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NORLEY C.P. NORLEY ROAD SJ 57 SE (North Side) 4/21 Monument to Woodhouse family, 15m north-east end of Church of St.John

GV II

Monument and cenotaph: earliest date 1840. Ashlar limestone on red sandstone base with marble plaques. Large monument standing c.3m high. Moulded plinth carries plain rectangular body with sunken marble plaques on each face (one missing). These have inscriptions to members of the Woodhouse family including on the west to William, who died whilst visiting his estates in Marsala, Sicily. Body has a moulded cornice carrying a flat capstone with ornate consoles on the long sides. This carries a sarcophagus on claw feel; with plain flaring sides. A weathered and stepped lid has raised palmettes on the corners. Samuel Woodhouse of Norley Hall gave the land for the original church.

Listing NGR: SJ5609672841

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National Grid Reference: SJ 56096 72841

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