PAIR OF CHEST TOMBS 15 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH DOOR TO ALL SAINTS CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204418
Date first listed:
02-May-1986
Statutory Address:
PAIR OF CHEST TOMBS 15 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH DOOR TO ALL SAINTS CHURCH, DERBY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PAIR OF CHEST TOMBS 15 METRES SOUTH OF SOUTH DOOR TO ALL SAINTS CHURCH, DERBY ROAD

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Erewash (District Authority)
Parish:
Risley
National Grid Reference:
SK 46107 35680

Details

PARISH OF RISLEY DERBY ROAD SK 46 NE 2/89 (North Side) Pair of Chest Tombs 15 metres south of south door to All Saints Church GV II

Pair of chest tombs. Early and mid C18. Red brick with stone dressings. Each tomb has brick sides and a stone slab above with moulded edges. The west end of each tomb has a stone slab with inscriptions on. Southern tomb has a pair of inscriptions, each set in a moulded panel with an angel between the panels to the top. The southern panel is inscribed 'Here lieth the body of Richard Smedley who departed this life February the 16th 1748. In the 80th year of his age' and the northern one reads 'Here lieth the body of William Smedley who departed this life June the 24 MDCCXLIII'. The plaque is signed in the bottom corner but this is no longer legible. The northern tomb is inscribed 'Here lieth the body of Edward ... and Elizabeth his wife. She departed this life January 23 1729 Aged 50 and he departed this life July 17 1730 Aged 51'.

Listing NGR: SK4610735680

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
82275
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/02666/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ray Kennedy. Source Historic England Archive
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