YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 11847 GRAY MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259309
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 11847 GRAY MONUMENT, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 11847 GRAY MONUMENT, CEMETERY ROAD

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 61175 50823

Details

YORK

SE65SW CEMETERY ROAD 1112-1/2/153 (East side (off)) York Cemetery: Plot No.11847: Gray Monument

GV II

Family vault of the Gray family. First burial was that of Alderman Jonathan Gray, died 11 December 1837. Stone. Vault is closed by sloped cover inscribed with the names of Jonathan Gray, his widow, Mary, died 1849, and other members of his family. Vault is covered by crocketed octo-pyramidal canopy raised on cinquefoiled arches beneath crocketed ogee hoodmoulds. At each corner are paired angle buttresses which rise into crocketed pinnacles. Canopy is crowned with crocket finial. Alderman Gray was a founder member and first Chairman of the York Public Cemetery Company. Although he died at Hastings where he was buried, his monument erected over the family vault is one of the earliest in the York Cemetery and is depicted on an isometric plan of 1842. (Murray H: This Garden of Death: the History of York Cemetery: York: 1992-: 5, 9).



Listing NGR: SE6117550823

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
463027
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Murray, H, This Garden of Death, (1992), 5, 9

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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