GRAVE OF EBENEZER ELLIOT, SITUATED APPROXIMATELY 40 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1151163

Date first listed: 18-Apr-1985

Statutory Address: GRAVE OF EBENEZER ELLIOT, SITUATED APPROXIMATELY 40 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: GRAVE OF EBENEZER ELLIOT, SITUATED APPROXIMATELY 40 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF SOUTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH STREET

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

District: Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 41901 04275

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History

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Details

SE40SW DARFIELD CHURCH STREET, (east end)

6/16 Grave of Ebenezer Elliot, situated approximately 40 metres to south- east of south porch of Church of All Saints.

GV II

Raised gravestone. c1849. Sandstone, iron-railed enclosure. Ashlar plinth to large slab with angled top face. Enclosure has spear-headed railings and rounded corner finials. Slab inscribed in bold letters:

'EBENEZER ELLIOT / DIED DECEMBER 1 1849 / AGED 68 YEARS FANNY GARTSIDE / HIS WIFE / DIED DECEMBER 4 1856 / AGED 75 YEARS'.

Ebenezer Elliot was born in Masborough, Rotherham in 1781 and is remembered as the 'Corn Law Rhymer' as a result of his literary works including The Corn Law Rhymes, 1831,which formed part of his political campaign to repeal the corn laws. This and other works vividly reflect the life of the poor at the time.

Listing NGR: SE4190104275

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 333644

Legacy System: LBS

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