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Matthews Memorial Approximately 9 Metres to South of Nave of Church of Saint Chad

A Grade II Listed Building in Montford, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7274 / 52°43'38"N

Longitude: -2.8619 / 2°51'42"W

OS Eastings: 341888

OS Northings: 314764

OS Grid: SJ418147

Mapcode National: GBR BD.162G

Mapcode Global: WH8BL.0PGZ

Entry Name: Matthews Memorial Approximately 9 Metres to South of Nave of Church of Saint Chad

Listing Date: 27 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259213

Location: Montford, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Montford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Montford with Shrawardine

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

MONTFORD C.P. MONTFORD
SJ 41 SW
9/148 Matthews memorial approx.
- 9 metres to south of nave
of Church of Saint Chad

GV II

Pedestal tomb. Dated 1815. Grey sandstone ashlar. Moulded plinth,
recessed side panels, each with reeded architrave to sides and top,
fluted frieze, moulded cornice, and large urn finial with husk swags
and fluted lower parts (top of finial missing at time of survey - January
1987) . Western panel inscribed: "ERECTED / TO THE SACRED / Memory of
the Late / THOMAS MATTHEWS / of the Lea Hall in this / COUNTY / who
departed this life / December 15th 1815 in / the 70th Year of His Age".
Further inscriptions to members of the Matthews family.


Listing NGR: SJ4188814764

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

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