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Medieval Tomb Set in Lych Gate to Church of Saint Bartholomew

A Grade II Listed Building in Maltby, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4213 / 53°25'16"N

Longitude: -1.2075 / 1°12'27"W

OS Eastings: 452763

OS Northings: 391904

OS Grid: SK527919

Mapcode National: GBR NX0W.C8

Mapcode Global: WHDDM.F87H

Entry Name: Medieval Tomb Set in Lych Gate to Church of Saint Bartholomew

Listing Date: 1 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192755

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335918

Location: Maltby, Rotherham, S66

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Maltby

Built-Up Area: Maltby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Maltby

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(south end)
3/43 Medieval tomb
set in lych gate to
Church of
Saint Bartholomew
Altar tomb. C14, resited c1863. Magnesian limestone inlaid with brass.
Rectangular with hollow plinth moulding, inscribed side panels and moulded
lid inlaid with brass cross having an ogee-arch beneath a stepped Calvary
base. Inscribed panel on east side reads 'mors janua vitae' (death, the
gateway to life). Unique of its kind in South Yorkshire. Its present
location has allowed vandalism including removal of part of the brass cross.
P. F. Ryder, Saxon Churches in South Yorkshire, County Archaeology Monograph
No2, 1982, p85-87 (line drawings).

Listing NGR: SK5276391904

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