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BURLTON MEMORIAL AND RAILED ENCLOSURE APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST SIMON AND ST JUDE

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: BURLTON MEMORIAL AND RAILED ENCLOSURE APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST SIMON AND ST JUDE

List entry Number: 1307929

Location

BURLTON MEMORIAL AND RAILED ENCLOSURE APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST SIMON AND ST JUDE, SHREWSBURY ROAD

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cockshutt

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260762

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Details

SJ 42 NW; 12/62

COCKSHUTT C.P., SHREWSBURY ROAD (north-east side)

Burlton memorial and railed enclosure approx. 5m south of chancel of Church of St. Simon and St. Jude

GV

II

Chest tomb and railed enclosure. Probably c.1822. Limestone. Rectangular with tapering ends, moulded capping and plinth supported by ball feet on stone base to corners. Chamfered top ledger with broken finial lying on north side of tomb at time of resurvey (January 1987): urn- shaped with scalloped underside, cable moulding to rim and intersecting with floral motifs to sides. Cable moulding around moulded inscription panels with rosette emblems to corners and centre, north commemorating Jane Burlton (died 1781), her husband, John (died 1797), her son, William (died 1822) and his wife, Margaret (died 1824). Brass plaque on top ledger and inscription on south side in memory of Edward Burlton (died 1843). Carved floral emblems to ends with fluted fans to corners. Tomb stands within railed enclosure on low chamfered plinth; spear-shaped cast-iron railings formerly with urn-shaped standards, now missing except to south-east corner.

Listing NGR: SJ4348729206

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National Grid Reference: SJ 43487 29206

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