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Griffith Tomb 13 Metres West of West End of South Aisle of Church of St John

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

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Latitude: 53.2612 / 53°15'40"N

Longitude: -2.755 / 2°45'17"W

OS Eastings: 349734

OS Northings: 374062

OS Grid: SJ497740

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z6Q.BP

Mapcode Global: WH883.N998

Plus Code: 9C5V766W+F2

Entry Name: Griffith Tomb 13 Metres West of West End of South Aisle of Church of St John

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138486

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57162

ID on this website: 101138486

Location: St John's Church, Alvanley, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, WA6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Alvanley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alvanley

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Griffith Tomb 13 metres west of west end of south aisle of Church of St John.


Table tomb circa 1800, of sandstone. The table is supported on 3
cross-slabs, each with a narrow oval panel on each end and the outer
ones with a broad oval panel on each outer side. Sarah wife of Joseph
Griffith died 1799 aged 26, Joseph died 1840 aged 86, Ellen 2nd wife
of Joseph died 1858 aged 74, Ellen their daughter died 1856 aged 48,
William their son died 1862 aged 43, David son of Joseph and Sarah
died 1861 aged 70 are commemorated.

Listing NGR: SJ 49734 74062

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