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Wall Enclosing Friends' Burial Ground

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3126 / 53°18'45"N

Longitude: -2.5773 / 2°34'38"W

OS Eastings: 361632

OS Northings: 379677

OS Grid: SJ616796

Mapcode National: GBR BZF4.T7

Mapcode Global: WH98Y.CZYV

Entry Name: Wall Enclosing Friends' Burial Ground

Listing Date: 8 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57593

Location: Whitley, Cheshire West and Chester, WA4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Whitley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 67 NW WHITLEY CP VILLAGE LANE
West Side

5/122
Wall enclosing Friends
8.1.70 Burial Ground

- II

Wall, probably late C17, of 3 courses of large blocks of red sandstone with
flush rounded copings. Plain square stone gateposts; boarded gate. The burial
ground contains one exposed C17 stone slab inscribed HERE LYETH INTERRED THE
BODI (sic) OF JOHN STARKEY LATE OF STRETTON GENT WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE THE
1OTH DAY OF APRIL IN THE 44 YEAR OF HIS AGE ANNO DOMINI 1686 : POST FUNERA
VIRTUS. On a shield beneath, with simple scroll to each side, is incised a
bird, probably a swan, passant.


Listing NGR: SJ6163279677

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