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Retaining Wall Bounding Churchyard of St Mary's Church on West, South and Half on East Side Including Gate Piers at South West Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton-le-Moors, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2648 / 53°15'53"N

Longitude: -2.8386 / 2°50'19"W

OS Eastings: 344158

OS Northings: 374523

OS Grid: SJ441745

Mapcode National: GBR 8ZMP.7D

Mapcode Global: WH882.C6HH

Entry Name: Retaining Wall Bounding Churchyard of St Mary's Church on West, South and Half on East Side Including Gate Piers at South West Corner

Listing Date: 17 June 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55432

Location: Thornton-le-Moors, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Thornton-le-Moors

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton-le-Moors with Ince and Elton

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text



Retaining wall bounding churchyard of St Mary's church on west, south and half of east side including gate piers at south west corner



Walls and gatepiers. C18th and C19th. Square coursed rubble in
different builds, with plain flush or chamfered coping or none.
Stands to c 4 ft high externally, on west, south and half of east side
of churchyard. West of north aisle of church incorporates the wall of
late C19th basement heating chamber of the church. South part of wall
on eastern side is probably c1858, when the churchyard was extended on
that side. Piers are plain posts with roll section heads between
later simple scrolled iron strap. Piers are inscribed T MORRIS
C[HURCH] W[ARDEN] and WM BURNELL C [HURCH] W [ARDEN] ? 1776. Retaining
wall is on either side of 4 stone steps, of which 3 are old.

Listing NGR: SJ 44158 74523

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