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Latitude: 53.784 / 53°47'2"N
Longitude: -2.8705 / 2°52'13"W
OS Eastings: 342743
OS Northings: 432317
OS Grid: SD427323
Mapcode National: GBR 8SDP.C8
Mapcode Global: WH85J.W49Y
Entry Name: Tomb of Edward and Dorothy King in Churchyard Circa 50 Metres South East of the Porch of the Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 11 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072023
English Heritage Legacy ID: 183595
Location: Kirkham, Fylde, Lancashire, PR4
Civil Parish: Kirkham
Built-Up Area: Kirkham
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Kirkham St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
KIRKHAM CHURCH STREET
SD 43 SW
9/25 Tomb of Edward and Dorothy
King in churchyard c.50 m
SE of the porch of the Church
of St. Michael
Tomb chest, early C19. Sandstone chest with clasping pilasters supporting
the lid. The pilasters are decorated with a fret pattern in low relief.
The lid appears to have been topped with a stone surround, of which no more
than a sort of pediment at the east end survives. Edward King was,
according to the inscription,the Vice Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster;
the inscription continues:
Reader, inquire no more
Go and do thy Duty
His widow died in 1816.
Listing NGR: SD4274332317
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