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Latitude: 53.748 / 53°44'52"N
Longitude: -1.601 / 1°36'3"W
OS Eastings: 426408
OS Northings: 428027
OS Grid: SE264280
Mapcode National: GBR KT83.56
Mapcode Global: WHC9R.C2V2
Entry Name: Pair of Slabs to Martha Balmforth 1795 and Benjamin Hopperton 1785 Approximately 20 Metres East of Corner of North Transept of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135120
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341845
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)
7/54 Pair of slabs to
1795 and Benjamin
approx 20m east of
corner of north
transept of church
of St Mary
Pair of slabs. c1785 and 1795. Ashlar. Stone slabs raised on much weathered
Left tomb inscribed: Right tomb inscribed:
"In Memory of Martha "In Memory of
Wife of the Revd. Benjamin Hopperton
Thos. Balmforth Schoolmaster of Morley, who Departed this
of Morley who died August Life April the 13th 1785
30th 1795, aged 39." in the 68 Year of his Age ..."
Each has semicircular-carved arch with punched spandrels in which are set
paterae. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SE2640828027
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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