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A11, Monuments 379, 380, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 301, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2431 / 52°14'35"N

Longitude: 0.72 / 0°43'12"E

OS Eastings: 585802

OS Northings: 264036

OS Grid: TL858640

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.8W4

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FWH8

Plus Code: 9F426PVC+72

Entry Name: A11, Monuments 379, 380, 381, 382, 383, 384, 385, 386, 387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396, 397, 398, 399, 400, 301, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 409, 410, 411

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466563

Location: Abbey Gardens, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: West Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds

Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Tagged with: Tombstone

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TL8564SE ABBEY PRECINCTS, Great Churchyard
639-1/17/93 (Consecutive)
A 11, MON: 379 TO 411


A group of 33 headstones, removed from St James' Churchyard
and set in a row against the wall at the east end of Area 11:-
MON 379: 1740. Ketton stone. To MARTHA CRANE. A very good
design: a winged angel head with swags of flowers.
MON 380: 18??. York stone. ROBERT THOMPSON. Plain.
MON 381: Early C19. York stone. -PSON. Plain and very worn.
MON 382: 181?. Ketton stone. To MARY MAZABER THOMPSON, 1833;
1853; ZARAH ANN, 181?. Plain.
MON 383: 1873 or 1875. Portland stone. To WILLIAM JAMES
MOSTRAM. A Victorian design.
MON 384: 1807. Ketton stone. To MARY FULCHER, 1807; JOHN
FULCHER, 1827. Decorated with a draped urn.
MON 385: 1757. Ketton stone. Inscribed H.B. 2 winged angel
heads flanking a crown; drapes at the sides.
MON 386: 1741. Ketton stone. Commemorates a person of 23. A
winged angel head and scrolled top.
MON 387: 1714. Ketton stone. Commemorates a person of 17. 2
winged angel heads and flowers. Flowers and fruit down the
MON 388: 1711. Ketton stone. WILLIAM DAY. Good cartouche with
inscription ' Here lyeth ye body of Willm.son of Willm. and
Ann Day who died ye 19th day of December 1711 aged 11
months(sic)'. The t is missing and the s is out on the foliage
at the side of the cartouche, which has a skull over
cross-bones flanked by winged angel heads and foliage at the
MON 389: 1690. Ketton stone. To JOHN RECKLING, 1690; MARY
SCOTT,1846. Very good cartouche. Interesting palimpsest,
reused at a much later date. The original and obverse side
reads " Here lyeth ye / body of John Reckling / who dyed
October ye / 6 day 1690 / Aged 45''. This is beautifully
lettered and well preserved. The design is of a winged angel
head with crossed wings and scrolls forming the top of the
headstone; the cartouche is bellied. The reverse of the stone
commemorates Mary
MON 390: 1828. Ketton stone. To JAMES HOY, 1828, and MARTHA,
his wife, 1835. Plain; the lettering was once painted.
MON 391: 1710. Ketton stone. To ? (wife of WILLIAM HERBERT

late watchmaker in Fenchurch St, London). Angel's head without
wings, heavily draped and flanked by skulls. Scrolls and
foliage at the sides of a bellied inscription panel. In very
good condition.
MON 392: 1826. Portland stone. ISAAC CHESSON, also his wife. A
cherub with his right hand on a skull, holding left hand to
his eyes as if weeping, set in an oval flanked by urns.
MON 393: 1724. Ketton stone. ? 1724; MARY (wife), 1755. A
large design of a skull flanked by winged angel heads.
MON 394: 180?. York stone. STER...SCOTT. A standing figure of
Hope in an oval. Very worn.
MON 395: Early C19. York stone. WILLIAM STER....A seated
cherub in an oval flanked by foliage, with back half turned,
writing on a tablet.
MON 396: 1771. Ketton stone. THOMAS COCKSEDGE, 1784; ANN, his
wife, 1771. 2 winged angel heads and an eggshell festoon.
MON 397: 1800. Portland stone. No surviving name. A
Neo-Classical design showing a pedestal-tomb with a larger
festooned urn flanked by reversed torches. An oval inscription
panel with fan decoration in corners.
MON 398: 1685. Ketton stone. BERNARD MILLS, 1710; ELIZABETH,
1685 & ALICE, ?1706, his wives. A winged angel head; festoons
of foliage and flowers down the sides of the inscription
MON 399: 1744. Ketton stone. ROBERT HAYWARD, 1744; ? his wife,
1761. A design with 2 winged angel heads.
MON 400: 1745. Ketton stone. WILLIAM PIZEY ?, 1755; MARY,
1745. Decorated with a good winged angel head.
MON 401: 1791. Ketton stone. SARAH PIZEY, wife of W.P. A
winged angel head with a fine expression has a draped urn on
its left and an hourglass on its right.
MON 402: 1719. Ketton stone. ?, 1730; SUSAN, wife, 1719. An
open book over crossed palms. A double inscription panel.
MON 403: Early C19. Ketton stone. HENRY MILLER. 2 winged angel
heads and foliage.
MON 404: 183?. Ketton stone. ELIZABETH CHALLIS & GEORGE, her
son. 2 winged angel heads. A raised edge to the inscription
MON 405: Early C19. Ketton stone. Inscribed ''Here lies four
children of JOHN and ELIZABETH SMITH. ELIZABETH, ...., ....,
ROBERT.all dyed Infants'. A large design of a skull over
cross-bones; foliage over 2 neat winged angel heads.
MON 406:18??. Portland stone. JOHN EDWARD COCKSEDGE; ? .
Plain. The name Edward has been carved over Frederick, a very
good example of a mason's error.
MON 407: 17??. Portland stone. JOHN GARNHAM, 17??; ANN, his
wife, 1821; JOHN, his son, 1838. Design of a weeping seated
cherub with a wreath in his right hand, his left elbow resting

on a pedestal-tomb with a broken column, all within a draped
MON 408: 1817. Portland stone. JOHN DOOLEY. A small cross in
an oval.
MON 409: Early C19. Ketton stone. ? ; SARAH, his wife. A
winged angel head over 2 oval inscription panels with crossed
palms beneath them.
MON 410: 1832. Ketton stone. WILLIAM BUCK. Plain.
MON 411: 1710. Ketton stone. MARY FISH. A palimpsest. A winged
angel head with flowers and fruit.
(Survey of Monuments in the Great Churchyard c.1960: West
Suffolk CC: SECTION 11).

Listing NGR: TL8580264036

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