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Sterne Memorial in 4th Bay on South Side of Nave of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Coxwold, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1878 / 54°11'16"N

Longitude: -1.1846 / 1°11'4"W

OS Eastings: 453306

OS Northings: 477198

OS Grid: SE533771

Mapcode National: GBR NN50.BK

Mapcode Global: WHD8R.SZ2Y

Entry Name: Sterne Memorial in 4th Bay on South Side of Nave of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150759

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332748

Location: Coxwold, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO61

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Coxwold

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Coxwold St Michael

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 5277-5377
(south side)
Sterne Memorial in 4th
bay on south side of nave
of Church of St Michael

Tombstone c1768, moved to present position 1969. Commemorating Rev Laurence
Sterne, perpetual curate of Coxwold 1760-68. White stone slab with wave-shaped
head. Long inscription about Sterne the writer. The tombstone was erected by
two brother freemasons in Bayswater churchyard as Sterne died in Bond Street,
London. When, in 1969, that churchyard was being cleared for redevelopment, his
bones and tombstone were removed to Coxwold.

Listing NGR: SE5330677198

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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