YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 16404 LEETHAM MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259314
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 16404 LEETHAM MONUMENT, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 16404 LEETHAM 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 61214 50860

Details

YORK

SE65SW CEMETERY ROAD 1112-1/2/154 (East side (off)) York Cemetery: Plot No.16404: Leetham Monument

GV II

Grave monument. To members of the Leetham family. First interment was that of Henry Ernest Leetham, d.1861. Stone. Squat obelisk raised on square pedestal and 3 steps, and occupying several grave plots bounded by moulded kerbing. Pedestal is buttressed at the corners by diagonal fluted pilasters supporting a moulded cornice and each surmounted by a sculpted standing angel. Between, each face is a recessed panel beneath a keyed moulded semicircular arch and frieze panel carved variously with garlands of fruit or flowers, or swags with ribbons. Upper part is a concave tapered obelisk, covered with carved strapwork, and with a standing angel finial at the apex. One side panel is inscribed with the names of Henry Leetham, d.1896; Mary, his wife, d.1919; and Sidney Leetham, d.1929: a second with the names of Henry Ernest Lewetham, d.1861; and Mary Hannah, his wife, d.1920. The names of other members of the family are recorded on the steps.



Listing NGR: SE6121450860

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463032
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: 04 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04212/06
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