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

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History

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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)

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