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Latitude: 53.7477 / 53°44'51"N
Longitude: -1.6011 / 1°36'4"W
OS Eastings: 426400
OS Northings: 428000
OS Grid: SE264280
Mapcode National: GBR KT83.48
Mapcode Global: WHC9R.C2S8
Entry Name: Group of 9 Raised Slabs Approximately 6 Metres South South East of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135118
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341841
Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27
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
SE2628SW LS27 TROY ROAD
MORLEY (east side, off)
Group of 9
approx 6m south
corner of Church
of St. Mary
Group of 9 raised slabs in 3 rows. 1st row dated 1704, 2nd row dated 1684,
1679, 1674, 1675, 1677, 1680; 3rd row dated 1725 and 1743. Ashlar. Raised
stone slabs on panelled bases.
1st row: tomb to "Mercy wife of John Margerison of Drighlington" who died
12th April 1704 aged 63. Decoratively-carved border with hour-glass to base
and cross-bones to impost of arch with face at top and winged-head-angel spandrels.
2nd row: tombs to"John Scubb of Houlbeck" who died 10th May 1684;"Elizabeth Scubb
wife of John Scubb of Hague Hall" who died February 1679; tomb dated 1674;
"Samuel Baily Minister of the Gospel at Morley and Topcliffe" who died 6th
December 1675, "John Halliday" who died 23rd October 1677; "Robert Pickeringe
Preacher of the Gospell att Morley" who died 11th October 1680. All the stones
on this row have carved heart motif with initials and date. The 1674 and 1675
stones have decoratively-carved borders. 3rd row: tombs to "Mary wife of
Johnathan Fothergill of Morley" who died 1725; "Elizabeth wife of Robert Park"
who died 13th October 1743. Both have similar channelled surrounds with arched
heads, imposts and skull keystones the spandrels with trumpeting angels carved
in high relief.
This group is the most important in the graveyard.
Listing NGR: SE2640028000
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