Tombstone of Micah Salt in Buxton Cemetery, Tomb No.2798


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Tombstone of Micah Salt in Buxton Cemetery, Tomb No.2798, Ashbourne Road, Buxton


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Statutory Address:
Tombstone of Micah Salt in Buxton Cemetery, Tomb No.2798, Ashbourne Road, Buxton

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SK 06750 72027


SK07SE 616-1/2/94 BUXTON ASHBOURNE ROAD (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 five 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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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: 25 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/07964/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Morten. Source Historic England Archive
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