HEPWORTH MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256151
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
HEPWORTH MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 23 METRES EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARK, ST MARKS ROAD

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Location

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

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 29541 35152

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
465226
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.

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Date: 07 Mar 2005
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