TOMBSTONE TO JOHN KANE 20 METRES SOUTH OF THE CHURCH OF SAINT ANNE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1259393

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1997

Statutory Address: TOMBSTONE TO JOHN KANE 20 METRES SOUTH OF THE CHURCH OF SAINT ANNE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: TOMBSTONE TO JOHN KANE 20 METRES SOUTH OF THE CHURCH OF SAINT ANNE, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 05716 72954

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History

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Details

BUXTON

SK0572NE CHURCH STREET 616-1/6/46 (West side (off)) Tombstone to John Kane 20m south of the Church of St Anne

II

Tomb and headstone. 1799, dated and inscribed. Gritstone memorial, kerbed slab to front; partial remains of iron railings. The inscription reads: THIS Stone is placed here/In memory of/JOHN KANE Comedian/who departed this life december/the 10th 1799 Aged 58 years. The kerbed slab reads: This Grave was restored by John Laurence Toole in kind sympathy of one of the most/eminent comedians of the Victorian Era/who visited Buxton on 14 August 1889 on the occasion of the opening of the new theatre. John Kane was a friend of William Martin. It is reputed that he died after mistaking Aconite for a variety of radish. (Stark JJ: St Annes Church , Buxton.).



Listing NGR: SK0571672954

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Legacy System number: 462939

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Sources

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Stark, J J, St Anne's Church Buxton

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