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Coward Family Gravestone Situated Approximately 2 Metres to South of Priests' Door to Church of St Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Burghwallis, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.602 / 53°36'7"N

Longitude: -1.1899 / 1°11'23"W

OS Eastings: 453705

OS Northings: 412021

OS Grid: SE537120

Mapcode National: GBR NV4S.5H

Mapcode Global: WHDCN.PQLH

Entry Name: Coward Family Gravestone Situated Approximately 2 Metres to South of Priests' Door to Church of St Helen

Listing Date: 23 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334933

Location: Burghwallis, Doncaster, DN6

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Burghwallis

Built-Up Area: Burghwallis

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Burghwallis St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE 51 SW (south side, off)

3/69 Coward family
gravestone situated
2 metres to south
of priests' door to
Church of St. Helen
Gravestone. Late C18. Ashlar. Horizontal, rectangular slab with fine
inscription beneath scrolled pediment and with roundels in the top corners.
Inscription records the death of James Coward on the 7th September, 1780
aged 27.
'In blooming youth unto this place I code,
Readers repent your lot may be the same.

The slab also records the death of James' parents: Ann Coward (d.1786), aged
86) and Thomas (d.1794, aged 78). Well preserved and good example.

Listing NGR: SE5370012015

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

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