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Holbrook and Menlove Memorials Approximately 35 Metres North East of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.909 / 52°54'32"N

Longitude: -2.8429 / 2°50'34"W

OS Eastings: 343409

OS Northings: 334955

OS Grid: SJ434349

Mapcode National: GBR 7C.NZXD

Mapcode Global: WH89T.94HP

Entry Name: Holbrook and Menlove Memorials Approximately 35 Metres North East of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 25 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361569

Location: Welshampton and Lyneal, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Welshampton and Lyneal

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Welshampton St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 43 SW
9/199

WELSHAMPTON C.P.
WELSHAMPTON
Holbrook and Menlove memorials approx. 35m north-east of chancel of Church of St. Michael

GV
II

Pair of chest tombs. Circa 1789. Sandstone. Both rectangular with
moulded plinths and capping, chamfered flat-topped ledgers and plain
corner pilasters. West tomb (Menlove memorial) has projecting semi-
circular inscription panel on south with fluted corner spandrels; similar
inscription panel on north with carved heads of angels commemorates John
Menlove (died 1789) and-his sister, Elizabeth (died 1790). Recessed
moulded rectangular panels to ends, west with inscription to Sarah Menlove
(died 1781). Later inscriptions to various members of Menlove family
on top ledger, flat top of which has 2 round-headed brass plates, east
to John and Judith Menlove (died 1819 and 1823 respectively), and west
to their daughter, Mary (died 1804) and son, John (died 1814). East
tomb (Holbrook memorial) has projecting inscription panel on south cutting
through 2 carved floral emblems, commemorating Thomas Holdbrook (died
1788) and his sister, Anne (died 1789). Similar inscription panel on
north has round-headed brass plate to their parents Thomas and Anne Hold-
brook (died 1804 and 1814 respectively). Oval-shaped recesses to ends
have brass plates to later members of family. 2 brass plates to top
ledger, earlier to John Holbrook (died 1769) and his wife, Anne (died
1774). Both tombs formerly stood within railed enclosures, of which
stone plinths survive.

Listing NGR: SJ4340934955

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

Description

SJ 43 SW
9/199

WELSHAMPTON C.P.
WELSHAMPTON
Holbrook and Menlove memorials approx. 35m north-east of chancel of Church of St. Michael

GV
II

Pair of chest tombs. Circa 1789. Sandstone. Both rectangular with
moulded plinths and capping, chamfered flat-topped ledgers and plain
corner pilasters. West tomb (Menlove memorial) has projecting semi-
circular inscription panel on south with fluted corner spandrels; similar
inscription panel on north with carved heads of angels commemorates John
Menlove (died 1789) and-his sister, Elizabeth (died 1790). Recessed
moulded rectangular panels to ends, west with inscription to Sarah Menlove
(died 1781). Later inscriptions to various members of Menlove family
on top ledger, flat top of which has 2 round-headed brass plates, east
to John and Judith Menlove (died 1819 and 1823 respectively), and west
to their daughter, Mary (died 1804) and son, John (died 1814). East
tomb (Holbrook memorial) has projecting inscription panel on south cutting
through 2 carved floral emblems, commemorating Thomas Holdbrook (died
1788) and his sister, Anne (died 1789). Similar inscription panel on
north has round-headed brass plate to their parents Thomas and Anne Hold-
brook (died 1804 and 1814 respectively). Oval-shaped recesses to ends
have brass plates to later members of family. 2 brass plates to top
ledger, earlier to John Holbrook (died 1769) and his wife, Anne (died
1774). Both tombs formerly stood within railed enclosures, of which
stone plinths survive.

Listing NGR: SJ4340934955

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