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Tomb of John Bassett, Circa 8 Metres North of West Bay of Nave of Church of St Oswald

A Grade II Listed Building in Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.0196 / 53°1'10"N

Longitude: -2.7673 / 2°46'2"W

OS Eastings: 348622

OS Northings: 347200

OS Grid: SJ486472

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.FSBF

Mapcode Global: WH898.GCFF

Plus Code: 9C5V269M+R3

Entry Name: Tomb of John Bassett, Circa 8 Metres North of West Bay of Nave of Church of St Oswald

Listing Date: 28 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135982

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55575

ID on this website: 101135982

Location: St Oswald's Church, Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Malpas

Built-Up Area: Malpas

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Tomb of John Bassett, circa 8 metres north of west bay of Nave of Church of St.Oswald.



Tomb, 1847, of John Bassett, excise man, of red sandstone. Table
tomb; the slab is weathered to each side, with shallow hips; moulded
corner stones; each end panel has a raised oval motif with radial
mouldings; the panel to each side has a semi-circular recess with a
rose in a circlet sunk in each spandrel; the southern side bears the
following inscriptions: in the recess "To the memory of JOHN BASSETT
who departed this life at MALPAS on the 8th May 1847 aged 58 years";
within the perimeter of the recess "Erected by the Officers of the
Chester Collection"; above the recess "As a mark of respect".

Listing NGR: SJ 48622 47200

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