YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 17945 HESSAY MONUMENT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259315
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 17945 HESSAY MONUMENT, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 17945 HESSAY 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 61252 50890

Details

YORK

SE65SW CEMETERY ROAD 1112-1/2/155 (East side (off)) York Cemetery: Plot No.17945: Hessay Monument

GV II

Cadaver tomb. For Charles Ellis Hessey, d.1874; probably carved by his brother, Mark Hessey. Portland stone. Slab approximately 2.0 metres long supporting a carved recumbent figure covered with a draped shroud through which the facial features and feet of the deceased are visible. At the head, a group of three watching angels on one side was originally balanced by a matching group, now lost, on the other side. The name of the deceased is carved along one side of the base, his date of death on the other. (Newsletter: Murray H: The Most Unusual Monument in York Cemetery: York: 1989-).





Listing NGR: SE6125250890

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
463033
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Murray, H, The Most Unusual Monument in York Cemetery, (1989)

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: 27 Aug 2001
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