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Headstone to Francis Doleman, Approximately 12 Metres South of Church of St Mary and St Hardulph

A Grade II Listed Building in Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8059 / 52°48'21"N

Longitude: -1.3999 / 1°23'59"W

OS Eastings: 440550

OS Northings: 323318

OS Grid: SK405233

Mapcode National: GBR 7HV.0WW

Mapcode Global: WHDHF.GQLS

Entry Name: Headstone to Francis Doleman, Approximately 12 Metres South of Church of St Mary and St Hardulph

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358065

Location: Breedon on the Hill, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE73

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Breedon on the Hill

Built-Up Area: Breedon on the Hill

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Breedon-on-the-Hill St Mary and St Hardulph

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

BREEDON-ON-THE-HILL BREEDON HILL
SK 42 SW
4/18 Headstone to Francis
Doleman, approx 12 m
south of Church of St
Mary and St Hardulph
GV II

Headstone to Francis Doleman, d.1702, aged 4. Swithland slate. Back is carved
with elaborate initials FD, and following verse:

'Like Birds of prey
Death snatcht away,
This harmless Dove.
Whose soul so pure,
Is now secure
In Heaven above.'


Listing NGR: SK4055023318

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

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