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TOMBSTONE OF MICAH SALT IN BUXTON CEMETREY, TOMB NUMBER 2798

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: TOMBSTONE OF MICAH SALT IN BUXTON CEMETREY, TOMB NUMBER 2798

List entry Number: 1259427

Location

TOMBSTONE OF MICAH SALT IN BUXTON CEMETREY, TOMB NUMBER 2798, ASHBOURNE ROAD

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

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462889

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History

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Details

BUXTON

SK07SE ASHBOURNE ROAD 616-1/2/94 (North East side) Tombstone of Micah Salt in Buxton Cemetery, Tomb No.2798

II

Tombstone of Micah Salt. 1915. Carved gritstone cross, and base, with shaped marble kerbstone to plot. Replica of Anglo-Saxon cross in Eyam cemetery. Cross on tapering shaft and shaped base. East face has carved angels to each arm and central roundel. The shaft has rolled edges and 5 panels, the first two representing the Virgin Mary with infant Christ, the others with interlace resembling strapwork. West face has carved figures to cross head and vine scroll motif to shaft. North and south faces have similar scroll motif. Attached to the base is the shaped kerbstone which bears the inscriptions: Micah Salt of Buxton 1847-1915 REST IN PEACE. MARIA SALT 1857-1927. Louise Anne Salt DIED Jan 1st 1953. GERALD AUSTEN SALT D. Jan 15th 1915 aged 13 years. Micah Salt was a well known Buxton archaeologist.



Listing NGR: SK0675072027

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National Grid Reference: SK 06750 72027

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