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Group of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 20 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of St Eata

A Grade II Listed Building in Atcham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6783 / 52°40'41"N

Longitude: -2.6803 / 2°40'49"W

OS Eastings: 354100

OS Northings: 309174

OS Grid: SJ541091

Mapcode National: GBR BM.48V1

Mapcode Global: WH8BV.SYV3

Plus Code: 9C4VM8H9+8V

Entry Name: Group of 5 Chest Tombs Approximately 20 Metres to South of Chancel of Church of St Eata

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259248

Location: Atcham, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Atcham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Atcham St Eata

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


5/23 Group of 5 chest tombs
- approximately 20 metres
to south of chancel of
Church of St Eata


Group of 5 chest tombs. Late C18 or early C19. Sandstone ashlar. 2
chest tombs to north have moulded plinths, shaped corner balusters, raised
and fielded panels, and moulded cornices; south-west tomb has plinth,
panelled pilasters, and sides, and chamfered top; southern tomb has
moulded plinth, fluted corner pilasters with paterae in capitals, slightly
recessed panels (oval at ends), and moulded cornice to flat top; south-
east tomb has plinth, panelled square end-pilasters flanking plain sides,
and top with panelled gables inscribed: "MOMENTO MORI" to west and
"RESURGEM" to east. To the Davies, Watson, Yeoman, Sayer, Price and
Maddock families.

Listing NGR: SJ5410009174

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

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