SQUIRES MONUMENT, 5 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1307784
Date first listed:
07-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
SQUIRES MONUMENT, 5 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES, MELTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SQUIRES MONUMENT, 5 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES, MELTON ROAD

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

County:
Leicestershire
District:
Melton (District Authority)
Parish:
Burton and Dalby
National Grid Reference:
SK 76739 16950

Details

SK 71 NE BURTON AND DALBY MELTON ROAD

Burton Lazars (east side) 5/22 Squire's Monument, 5M north west of Church of St.James

G.V. II*

Chest tomb surmounted by elaborate monument. Erected by the executors of William Squire, d.1781. Limestone, formerly painted and gilt, with iron railing. Oval plinth of 3 steps. Moulded chest with corner volutes and to south, illegible inscribed panel. At each end a circular pier, decorated with relief panels, with symbols of Death, each topped by a globe. Above, a sarcophagus on volutes, with an oval figurative panel at each end. Above again, resting on 4 balls, a tall concave sided decorated obelisk, with an oval perforation containing an urn, and topped with a ball finial. Against the obelisk, figures representing Faith and Hope. The monument is surrounded by a spiked railing and is approximately 6M high.

Listing NGR: SK7673916950

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
189794
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 04 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11294/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter J Ellis. Source Historic England Archive
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