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Gorser Tomb, Approximately 18 Metres to the South of the Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheriffhales, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.705 / 52°42'18"N

Longitude: -2.3592 / 2°21'33"W

OS Eastings: 375824

OS Northings: 311988

OS Grid: SJ758119

Mapcode National: GBR 06F.J9Y

Mapcode Global: WH9D4.Q8RL

Entry Name: Gorser Tomb, Approximately 18 Metres to the South of the Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255196

Location: Sheriffhales, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Sheriffhales

Built-Up Area: Sheriffhales

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Sheriffhales St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


4/21 Gormer Tomb, approximately
18 metres to the South of
the Chancel of Church of
St. Mary.



Chest tomb. Late C18. Ashlar, Circular plan. Wide circular base, moulded
plinth, fluted frieze and dentil cornice, and semispherical top. 4 panels
on side. Earliest legible inscription reads ¨ALSO RICHARD GORSER, son of
R. and F. Gorser, who died Oct. 26. 179? Aged 53 years. Also MARY his wife
who died May 9th 1827 Aged 75 Years".

Listing NGR: SJ7582411988

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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