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Sikes Tomb Chest Approximately 7 Metres South South West of Church of St Cuthbert

A Grade II Listed Building in High Ackworth, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6571 / 53°39'25"N

Longitude: -1.3353 / 1°20'7"W

OS Eastings: 444027

OS Northings: 418052

OS Grid: SE440180

Mapcode National: GBR MV34.QR

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.GBCQ

Entry Name: Sikes Tomb Chest Approximately 7 Metres South South West of Church of St Cuthbert

Listing Date: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342625

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Built-Up Area: High Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

ACKWORTH PURSTON LANE (north
SE41NW
side) High Ackworth
2/25 Sikes tomb chest,
- approx. 7 metres south-
south-west of Church of
St. Cuthbert.
GV II

Tomb chest. Mid-C18 altered. Commemorates Catherin (sic), wife of William
Sikes (d.1742). Sandstone. Panelled sides with rusticated quoins; on lid a
shouldered round-arched panel with moulded surround and fluted keystone,
stylised winged angel heads in spadrels: elegant inscription beginning
with raised decorated initial "H". Additions: William, son, (d.1746); the
said William (d.1764); and Thomas, son (d.l834). Modern lettered panel
inserted at each each.


Listing NGR: SE4402718052

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