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Monument to Skipworth Family in Graveyard of Church of St. Mary 12 Metres from East End

A Grade II Listed Building in South Kelsey, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.4704 / 53°28'13"N

Longitude: -0.4316 / 0°25'53"W

OS Eastings: 504203

OS Northings: 398222

OS Grid: TF042982

Mapcode National: GBR TXF9.CN

Mapcode Global: WHGH2.B1QB

Plus Code: 9C5XFHC9+59

Entry Name: Monument to Skipworth Family in Graveyard of Church of St. Mary 12 Metres from East End

Listing Date: 3 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 196538

Location: South Kelsey, West Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN7

County: Lincolnshire

District: West Lindsey

Civil Parish: South Kelsey

Built-Up Area: South Kelsey

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: South Kelsey St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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4/58 Monument to
Skipworth family
in graveyard of Church of
St. Mary
12 metres from
east end.

Chest tomb, monument to members of Skipworth family of Moortown
House; circa 1850 possibly designed by Butterfield; ashlar, in
high Gothic style, divided into 4 panels each marked by a stepped
and decorated buttress. The individual panels each bear an
inscription to a member of the Skipworth family and are
surmounted by a trefoil headed arch. The frieze above is also
inscribed. The spandrels between the arch and frieze have
hobnail decoration. The end panel is reserved for George
Skipworth who died in 1857 and who commisioned Butterfield to
alter the church in 1853.

Listing NGR: TF0420398222

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