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Group of 6 Chest Tombs and 4 Monuments Approximately 20 Metres East of Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.7981 / 52°47'53"N

Longitude: -2.0843 / 2°5'3"W

OS Eastings: 394411

OS Northings: 322288

OS Grid: SJ944222

Mapcode National: GBR 289.FWB

Mapcode Global: WHBDT.YXMR

Plus Code: 9C4VQWX8+77

Entry Name: Group of 6 Chest Tombs and 4 Monuments Approximately 20 Metres East of Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 16 February 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383924

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Baswich

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Stafford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Berkswich Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text



(West side)
Group of 6 chest tombs & 4 monuments
approx. 20m east of Church of Holy


Group of 6 chest tombs and 4 monuments in 4 rows. Limestone
and slate.
Row nearest church consists of 2 monuments flanking chest
tomb: monument to Matthew Price, d.1835, square monument on
moulded plinth with wide cornice with large urn, part missing;
square panels with concave corners. Chest tomb, late C18,
illegible, square angle balusters and 2 panels to each long
side, bowed west end with fielded panel, cornice.
Monument to members of the Seckerson family, d.1818-39 and
1877, stepped plinth on wide platform with spear-headed
railings remaining to north, top entablature with missing
finial; slate panels with concave corners, extra square panel
to west side.
2nd row consists of 4 chest tombs: Chest tomb, early C19,
square angle balusters and fielded panels, pyramidal cap; worn
inscription. Chest tomb to John Lycett, and Catharine Box,
d.1810, fluted angle balusters and fielded panels with concave
angles. Low chest tomb to Mary Greenwood, d.1805, slab with
moulded edges. Chest tomb to members of the Jackson family,
d.1787-1817 and later, fluted angle balusters, oval and round
panels; west end has 4 lines of verse.
3rd row consists of 2 monuments: monument to Rev. Thomas
Greenwood, d.1829, plain plinth in railings with decorative
heads, fielded panels and top entablature with broken-off urn,
the pieces of which remain. Monument to William Payne, d.1839,
plain plinth, recessed angles and entablature with remains of
urn; fielded panels.
4th row consists of chest tomb to R Hazeldine, d.1861, which
is not of special architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SJ9441122288

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

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