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Thomas Rickman's Tomb in St George's Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.491 / 52°29'27"N

Longitude: -1.9047 / 1°54'16"W

OS Eastings: 406568

OS Northings: 288121

OS Grid: SP065881

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z4.BY

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.XNY8

Entry Name: Thomas Rickman's Tomb in St George's Garden

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217150

Location: Birmingham, B19

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Aston

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St George

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Newtown B19
Thomas Rickman's tomb in
St George's Gardens
SP 0688 SE 23/3
Sandstone tabernacle "chancel" tomb with cusped panelling to plinth. The
tomb chest contained by arched gabled canopy with eroded late C14 debased
cusped arches, ball flower and drips on carved stops, crockets to gable. The
largely defaced inscription reads "Thomas Rickman architect FSA who first
correctly named the several styles and elucidated the principles of our
ecclesiastical architecture. This monument was dedicated by a few of his
friends in the cemetery of one of his many churches, which he erected. He

Listing NGR: SP0656888121

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

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