GROUP OF 3 GRAVESTONES IN THE OLD GRAVEYARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256037
Date first listed:
11-Sep-1996
Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 3 GRAVESTONES IN THE OLD GRAVEYARD, HARROGATE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
GROUP OF 3 GRAVESTONES IN THE OLD GRAVEYARD, HARROGATE ROAD

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 30690 36948

Details

LEEDS

SE3036 HARROGATE ROAD, Chapel Allerton 714-1/19/583 (East side (off)) Group of 3 gravestones in the Old Graveyard

GV II

3 gravestones on the S side of the site of the old church. Late C17 and early C18. Gritstone, 3 are small shaped headstones. From E to W: (i) Round-arched headstone, 'HERE L(IETH)/ HINTERRED/ THE BODY OF MARY/ SEDGFIELD WIFE OF/ WILLIAM SEDGFIELD/ WHO DEPARTED THIS/ LIFE JANUARY THE 9th/ (ANNO) DOMINI 1725'. (ii) Cyma-moulded headstone with incised scrolls, 'HERE LIETH /INTERRED THE/ BODY OF THOMAS/ HOLBERRY/ WHO DEPARTED/ THIS LIFE NOVEMBER THE/ (...)th ANNO DOMi 1729'. (iii) Headstone with cyma-moulded top, 'HERE/ LIETH INTERRED/ THE BODY OF SARAH/ WIFE OF WILLIAM/ HODGHON WHO DIED/ AUGUST THE 7th 1730'. The stones have deeply carved and finely ornamented lettering typical of the period and the group represents some of the earliest marked burials surviving from the setting of the medieval chapel. HISTORICAL NOTE: the chapel became the Church of St Matthew mid C18, was enlarged 1819, again in 1840, had clock, spire and bells added 1854, was repaired and extended 1865 and replaced by the present church (qv) in 1898. The building was demolished in 1935. A Roman altar was found in the northern part of the graveyard in 1879. (Faulkner, R: Chapel Allerton - from Village to Suburb: Leeds: 11; Ordnance Survey Map SE 3036, 1966 edition).





Listing NGR: SE3069036948

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
465342
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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Faulkner, R , Chapel Allerton From Village to Suburb11

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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