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Latitude: 51.6787 / 51°40'43"N
Longitude: -0.5408 / 0°32'26"W
OS Eastings: 500986
OS Northings: 198780
OS Grid: TQ009987
Mapcode National: GBR G7H.N2W
Mapcode Global: VHFSJ.K2YF
Entry Name: Liberty Tomb (Beside Path to West of Mill Farm) at National Grid Reference Tq 0098 9877
Listing Date: 2 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100431
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157631
Location: Chenies, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP5
Civil Parish: Chenies
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Flaunden
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
FLAUNDEN CHENIES BOTTOM
TQ 09 NW (North side)
8/104 Liberty tomb
- (beside path 500m
to W of Mill Farm)
at National Grid
Ref TQ 0098 9877
Chest tomb. 1777 to 'William Liberty/of Chorley Wood Brickmaker/who was
by his own desire/buried in a vault/on this part of his estate/died 21
April 1777 aged 53 years/and/Alice Liberty his wife'. Thick limestone
engraved slab as top to chest tomb with chamfered plinth and
fine-jointed red brickwork as sides of chest. Reeded surround to a panel
cut into brick at each end and 2 on S face next the path. Small granite
slab set into brickwork at W end. Aligned E-W with an iron railed
enclosure. Kelly in 1914 describes the tomb as being in an orchard 200
yards to E of old church. (Kelly(1914)101).
Listing NGR: TQ0098698780
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