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Monument to Woodhouse Family, 15 Metres North East End of Church of St John

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2508 / 53°15'2"N

Longitude: -2.6595 / 2°39'34"W

OS Eastings: 356096

OS Northings: 372841

OS Grid: SJ560728

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZWV.1D

Mapcode Global: WH999.3KV7

Entry Name: Monument to Woodhouse Family, 15 Metres North East End of Church of St John

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57447

Location: Norley, Cheshire West and Chester, WA6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Norley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Norley St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

NORLEY C.P. NORLEY ROAD
SJ 57 SE
(North Side)
4/21 Monument to Woodhouse
family, 15m north-east
end of Church of St.John

GV II

Monument and cenotaph: earliest date 1840. Ashlar limestone on red
sandstone base with marble plaques. Large monument standing c.3m
high. Moulded plinth carries plain rectangular body with sunken
marble plaques on each face (one missing). These have inscriptions to
members of the Woodhouse family including on the west to William, who
died whilst visiting his estates in Marsala, Sicily. Body has a
moulded cornice carrying a flat capstone with ornate consoles on the
long sides. This carries a sarcophagus on claw feel; with plain
flaring sides. A weathered and stepped lid has raised palmettes on
the corners.
Samuel Woodhouse of Norley Hall gave the land for the original church.


Listing NGR: SJ5609672841

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