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Spearman Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 6 Metres to North West of the Remains of the Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.731 / 52°43'51"N

Longitude: -2.8227 / 2°49'21"W

OS Eastings: 344542

OS Northings: 315140

OS Grid: SJ445151

Mapcode National: GBR BF.13R2

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.MM25

Entry Name: Spearman Memorial and Railed Enclosure Approximately 6 Metres to North West of the Remains of the Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259083

Location: Bicton, Shropshire, SY3

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Bicton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

BICTON C.P. BICTON
SJ 41 NW
5/23 Spearman memorial and
- railed enclosure approx. 6
metres to north-west of the
remains of the Church of
the Holy Trinity

GV II

Chest tomb with railed enclosure. Dated 1824. Grey sandstone ashlar
tomb. Sarcophagus type. Moulded plinth, fluted corner piers, moulded
cornice, and concave top to gadrooned and fluted pyramidal cap with small
globe finial. Inscribed: "IN MEMORY OF JOHN SPEARMAN. Esqr. / late of
OXON in this County, who died / Decr 27th, 1824, aged 60 years". Further
inscription to the memory of Richard Spearman too. Wrought-iron railed
enclosure with spearhead railings and square-section standards with urn
finials. The former Church of the Holy Trinity (q.v.), now ruined, was
replaced by a new building in the village in 1887.


Listing NGR: SJ4454215140

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