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Burlton Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 2 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Simon and St Jude

A Grade II Listed Building in Cockshutt, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8574 / 52°51'26"N

Longitude: -2.8408 / 2°50'26"W

OS Eastings: 343485

OS Northings: 329211

OS Grid: SJ434292

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.S0GF

Mapcode Global: WH8B0.BFHS

Entry Name: Burlton Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 2 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Simon and St Jude

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260761

Location: Cockshutt, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cockshutt

Built-Up Area: Cockshutt

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Petton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 42 NW
east side)
12/61 Burlton memorial and
- railed enclosure approx.
2m south of nave of
Church of St. Simon
and St. Jude
Pedestal tomb and railed enclosure. Circa 1819. Limestone. Square
section with moulded plinth and capping surmounted by urn-shaped finial
with scalloped underside on 2 square slabs. Moulded inscription panels
with fluted cornice above, north in memory of John Burlton and his wife,
Elizabeth (both died 1819). Inscription on west commemorates their son,
John Burlton and his daughter, Jane (both died 1818). Inscription on
south to their son-in-law, Timothy Oakley (died 1821) and their daughter,
Elizabeth (died 1822). Inscription on east commemorates John Bookey
Griffiths (died 1849). Tomb stands within low railed enclosure on low
chamfered plinth: twisted cast-iron railings.

Listing NGR: SJ4348529211

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