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Group of 8 Chest Tombs in Area Defined by Paths in North West Corner of Churchyard of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Caverswall, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9826 / 52°58'57"N

Longitude: -2.0737 / 2°4'25"W

OS Eastings: 395145

OS Northings: 342804

OS Grid: SJ951428

Mapcode National: GBR 265.4HD

Mapcode Global: WHBD2.39RB

Entry Name: Group of 8 Chest Tombs in Area Defined by Paths in North West Corner of Churchyard of St Peter

Listing Date: 8 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274812

Location: Caverswall, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST11

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Caverswall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Caverswall St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


12/10 Group of 8 chest tombs in
area defined by paths in
north-west corner of churchyard
of St. Peter

- II

8 chest tombs. Stone. 4 to north-west corner of similar style: Josiah
Saunders d. 1847, Rev. Josiah Saunders d. 1791, William Hill d. 1776 and
George Swift d. 1811, all of same size with inset banded angle pilasters,
alternating fleuron and fluted bands to frieze and moulded top. Closer
to the church tower lie Mary Shaw d. 1787 and the Hulme Memorial (from
1717 but more close to the 1787 date referring to Elizabeth Hulme). The
former has moulded pilasters at angles, the latter with reeded pilasters
to the angles with unusual Neoclassical surbase crest and Thomas Bentley
d. 1822 with reeded pilasters to centre and angles.

Listing NGR: SJ9514542804

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