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Monument to Thomas Skevington in the General Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.9191 / 52°55'8"N

Longitude: -1.4937 / 1°29'37"W

OS Eastings: 434142

OS Northings: 335859

OS Grid: SK341358

Mapcode National: GBR PFG.PY

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.1W0J

Entry Name: Monument to Thomas Skevington in the General Cemetery

Listing Date: 8 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031543

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468982

Location: Derby, DE22

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 3435

(South, off)
Monument to Thomas Skevington in the General Cemetery


Monument. 1877. Portland stone with polished red granite dressings and cast iron. Square base of four steps supports low coped walls topped with ornate iron railings and corner piers decorated with red granite half spheres. Square monument has red granite columns at each corner supporting pointed arches topped with gables. South-west front inscribed:- "In affectionate remembrance of THOMAS SKEVINGTON, who died July 17th 1877 aged 58, also of FELICIA wife of the above who died Nov 3rd 1885, aged 64 years". Other faces record burials of Thomas Robert, son, died 1879, Maria, died 1880, John, died 1881 and Emma Maria, died 1926. Each gable has crockets and finials. Square spire rises behind gables.

Listing NGR: SK3414235859

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