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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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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

LS26 (west side)

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


Two chest tombs and three gravestones. Sandstone. Dates and identities as
(1) Chest tomb of Thomas Smith of Methley (1731), his wife (1725) and son
(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
(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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