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YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 17945 HESSAY MONUMENT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 17945 HESSAY MONUMENT

List entry Number: 1259315

Location

YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 17945 HESSAY MONUMENT, CEMETERY ROAD

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463033

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 61252 50890

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