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Tomb of Ellen Nussey 20 Metres North West of Birstall Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7318 / 53°43'54"N

Longitude: -1.6694 / 1°40'9"W

OS Eastings: 421907

OS Northings: 426208

OS Grid: SE219262

Mapcode National: GBR JTS8.CZ

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.BG9G

Entry Name: Tomb of Ellen Nussey 20 Metres North West of Birstall Parish Church

Listing Date: 13 May 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469262

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(South East side), Batley
Tomb of Ellen Nussey 20
Metres NW of Birstall Parish


Chest tomb. 1826. Ashlar chest tomb raised on 2 steps. Rectangular. Single panel at either end, with 2 panels to each of the side facades. Top inscribed to John Nussey, died 14th July 1826, George his son died 7th october 1812, daughter Sarah Walker died 16th June 1843. Plus his youndest daughter Ellen Nussey, friend of Charlotte Bronte, who died 26th November 1897, aged 80 years. This tomb is listed for its historic interest.

Listing NGR: SE2190726208

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