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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

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341845

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


SE2628SW LS27 TROY ROAD
MORLEY (east side, off)

7/54 Pair of slabs to
Martha Balmforth
1795 and Benjamin
Hopperton 1785
approx 20m east of
corner of north
transept of church
of St Mary

GV II

Pair of slabs. c1785 and 1795. Ashlar. Stone slabs raised on much weathered
panelled sides.
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

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