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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
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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135982
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55575
Location: Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, 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
SJ 44 NE
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
ESQUIRE COLLECTOR OF HER MAJESTY'S EXCISE FOR THE CHESTER COLLECTION
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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