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Two Chest Tombs and Three Gravestones Arranged in Irregular Line Southwards from Approximately 2 Metres South of South Aisle of Church of St Oswald

A Grade II Listed Building in Mickletown, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7344 / 53°44'3"N

Longitude: -1.4087 / 1°24'31"W

OS Eastings: 439103

OS Northings: 426604

OS Grid: SE391266

Mapcode National: GBR LTL8.T2

Mapcode Global: WHDBZ.BDFH

Entry Name: Two Chest Tombs and Three Gravestones Arranged in Irregular Line Southwards from Approximately 2 Metres South of South Aisle of Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 28 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342071

Location: Leeds, LS26

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Kippax and Methley

Built-Up Area: Mickletown

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Methley St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 32 NE ROTHWELL CHURCH SIDE
LS26 (west side)
Methley

6/76 Two chest tombs and
3 gravestones arranged in
irregular line southwards
from approx. 2 metres
south of south aisle of
Church of St. Oswald

II

Two chest tombs and three gravestones. Sandstone. Dates and identities as
follows:-
(1) Chest tomb of Thomas Smith of Methley (1731), his wife (1725) and son
(etc.);
(2) on opposite side of path, approx. 5 metres from aisle wall, chest tomb of
Thomas Leake of Pinder Green (1766), his wife (1764), and David Crosfield
(1767);
(3) abutting the south-east corner of this, gravestone of David Leake of
Coney Moor (1764); and approx. 3 and 8 metres respectively south of the same
chest tomb, the gravestones of:
(4) Webster of Methley (1668); and
(5) Dorothy, wife of John Locke (1675)
Details as follows:-
(i) lid has bevelled edges and plaited border, decorated head, but is cracked
diagonally through a recess for an inserted panel, corner missing, and side
panels worn;
(2) bevelled edge, undecorated;
(3) at the head a shouldered panel containing an urn with foliated surround,
and at the foot a winged head;
(4) fully lettered but illegible in upper half, the lower identifying various
members of Webster family;
(5) mostly illegible.


Listing NGR: SE3910326604

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