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HA-HA TO SOUTH AND WEST OF SWEENEY HALL INCORPORATING NON CONFORMIST CEMETERY AT SOUTH WEST CORNER

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: HA-HA TO SOUTH AND WEST OF SWEENEY HALL INCORPORATING NON CONFORMIST CEMETERY AT SOUTH WEST CORNER

List entry Number: 1307663

Location

HA-HA TO SOUTH AND WEST OF SWEENEY HALL INCORPORATING NON CONFORMIST CEMETERY AT SOUTH WEST CORNER, A 483

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Oswestry Rural

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 255628

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History

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Details

SJ 22 NE OSWESTRY RURAL C.P. A 483 (east side)

5/152 Ha-ha to south and west of Sweeney Hall incorporating non-conformist cemetery at south- west corner GV II

Ha-ha and non-conformist cemetery. Ha-ha: mid- to late C18. Coursed limestone rubble with moulded coping. Low wall to west of Sweeney Hall (q.v.), turning at right-angles to east and then to south. In south-west angle a low stone wall with ornamental wrought-iron railings encloses non-conformist cemetery. This contains five recumbent grave slabs: 2 are now illegible but one (re-lettered in late C19) has inscription to Abigail Chetwood (died 1658) and a second a lead inscription plate to A(n)ne Moston (died 1651). Another commemorates Thomas Baker (died 1675), builder of the first Sweeney Hall (q.v.) in 1640, and who offered refuge to members of the Congregational Church of Protestant Dissenters.

Listing NGR: SJ2928726509

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National Grid Reference: SJ 29287 26509

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