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Chest Tomb to Sir Joseph Paxton 40 Metres South of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.225 / 53°13'30"N

Longitude: -1.6262 / 1°37'34"W

OS Eastings: 425049

OS Northings: 369842

OS Grid: SK250698

Mapcode National: GBR 57N.X7Z

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.Z6RG

Entry Name: Chest Tomb to Sir Joseph Paxton 40 Metres South of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81688

Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Edensor

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 24/2569-24/2570
7/120 (South Side)
Chest Tomb to Sir
Joseph Paxton,
40m South of
Church of
St Peter

Chest tomb to Sir Joseph Paxton, architect, and landscape
gardener. c1865. Sandstone and limestone. The rectangular
chest tomb has angle pilasters with moulded decoration, with
inscriptions on shields between. Heavily moulded top.
Inscribed In Memory of Sir Joseph Paxton, born at Milton Bryant
Bedfordshire August III MDCCCIII, died at Rockhills House,
Sydenham June VIII MDCCLXV. Also to Sarah his wife and other
members of the family.

Listing NGR: SK2504969842

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

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