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The Nuns Grave

A Grade II Listed Building in Brighouse, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.6952 / 53°41'42"N

Longitude: -1.7359 / 1°44'9"W

OS Eastings: 417536

OS Northings: 422112

OS Grid: SE175221

Mapcode National: GBR JT9Q.Z3

Mapcode Global: WHC9W.9DM2

Entry Name: The Nuns Grave

Listing Date: 2 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338864

Location: Calderdale, HD6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Brighouse

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hartsheadst Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 12 SE
4/125 The Nuns Grave


Two table tombs surrounded by octagonal tapered stone columns with pointed caps
with remains of iron railings. One tomb is raised medieval grave slab with
engraved crucifix, other has much weathered stone slab surrounded by C18 sides
with inscription 'To Elizabeth de Stainton: late: Priores: of this: Hous: Sweet:
Jesus: of: Nazareth: Grant: mercy:.' G. Hepworth, 'Brighouse, its scenery and
antiquities', (Halifax 1885), p.ll.

Listing NGR: SE1753622112

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