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HEPWORTH MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARK

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: HEPWORTH MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARK

List entry Number: 1256151

Location

HEPWORTH MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARK, ST MARKS ROAD

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: 09-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465226

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE2935 ST MARK'S ROAD, Woodhouse Carr 714-1/24/1272 (North side (off)) 09/03/87 Hepworth memorial approximately 23 metres east of Church of St Mark

GV II

Memorial. 1839. Commemorates John Hepworth and family. Ashlar. Rectangular podium, memorial with panelled angled pilasters, 4-centred arched inscribed side panels, cornice with acanthus leaf decoration and antefixae, swept top surmounted by funerary urn. Inscription on E face: 'JOHN HEPWORTH/ OF LEEDS CLOTH DRESSER/ AN ACTIVE & USEFUL MEMBER/ OF THE ANCIENT ORDER OF/ FORESTERS, WHO FOR 8/ YEARS FULFILLED THE DUTIES/ OF SECRETARY OF THE ORDER/ WITH TALENTS OF A HIGH ORDER/ COMBINING A SPIRIT OF UNIVERSAL/ BENEVOLENCE HE DEVOTED/ HIMSELF WITH ENDURING ZEAL AND/ ENERGY TO THE INTEREST OF THE/ ORDER, WHILE HIS UNASSUMING AND/ ENGAGING MANNER WON FOR HIM/ THE RESPECT AND ESTEEM OF ALL/ WHO KNEW HIM. IN PRIVATE LIFE/ HE WAS AN AFFECTIONATE/ HUSBAND & FATHER/ A SINCERE & CONSTANT FRIEND./ HE DIED SUDDENLY OCT 6TH/ 1839 AGED 31 YEARS/ THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY/ MEMBERS OF THE ORDER/ TO RECORD THEIR SENSE OF/ HIS MANY EXCELLENT/ QUALITIES AND TO ETOMILATE (sic)/ OTHERS TO FOLLOW HIS EXAMPLE'. John's wife, who died in 1889, and family are also commemorated.



Listing NGR: SE2954135152

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National Grid Reference: SE 29541 35152

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