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Group of 6 Raised Slabs Close to South Buttress of Nave of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7477 / 53°44'51"N

Longitude: -1.6014 / 1°36'5"W

OS Eastings: 426380

OS Northings: 428002

OS Grid: SE263280

Mapcode National: GBR KT83.28

Mapcode Global: WHC9R.C2N7

Entry Name: Group of 6 Raised Slabs Close to South Buttress of Nave of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341839

Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Morley

Built-Up Area: Morley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Morley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

MORLEY (east side, off)

7/49 Group of 6 raised
slabs close to
south buttress of
nave of Church of
St. Mary


Group of 5 raised slabs and an earlier taller chest tomb. c1671, 1693, 1696,
1702, 1741 and much-weathered chest tomb to right next to church. Ashlar.
Raised stone slabs on panelled bases. 2 rows of 3.

1st row: tombs commemorate "Esther wife of Joshua Crowther mother-in-law
of Thomas Dawson", died 22nd April 1693 aged 84; "John Dawson of Morley",
died 2nd September 1741 aged 65, this tomb with carved guillouche surround
and arched head with winged-head angel spandrels and heraldic coat of 3 birds
set diagonally across a shield; "Abraham Dawson of Morley", died 19th November
1671 aged 61 and "Rev. Mr. Joseph Dawson Minister of the gospel at Morley", died
26th June 1709 aged 73, the tomb with decoratively-carved surround with central
panel with angel spandrels and arched surround.

2nd row: tombs commemorate "Samuel son of Joseph Dawson of Morley", died 23rd
July 1696, tomb with carved heart motif with initials; "Thomas only son of
Mr. Joseph Dawson of Rochdale in ,Lancashire, "died 3rd November 1726, tomb
with arched surround with impost, face and angel spandrels; chest tomb has
4 panels each with quatrefoil and raised shield.

Listing NGR: SE2638028002

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

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