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Pair of Chest Tombs Approximately 10 Metres North of Chancel of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5623 / 52°33'44"N

Longitude: -0.5157 / 0°30'56"W

OS Eastings: 500714

OS Northings: 297086

OS Grid: TL007970

Mapcode National: GBR FWW.8G0

Mapcode Global: WHGM9.1VQK

Entry Name: Pair of Chest Tombs Approximately 10 Metres North of Chancel of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422105

Location: King's Cliffe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: King's Cliffe

Built-Up Area: King's Cliffe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: King's Cliffe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

KINGS CLIFFE HALL YARD
TL0097 (West side)
12/114 Pair of chest tombs approx.
10m N of chancel of Church of
All Saints
GV II
Pair of chest tombs. Late C18. Limestone ashlar. Chest tomb to north is square
with panelled sides and sloping top. Upstand at back of slope has inscriptions
to William Law died 1761, Hester Gibbon, d.1790 and Sarah Law, d.1781. Front
panel also has long inscription. Chest tomb to south has plain sides and sloping
top. Inscription on south side to Elizabeth Hutcheson who died 1781. Those
commemorated all lived for a time at Hall Farmhouse (q.v.). William Law and
Elizabeth Hutcheson were responsible for charitable foundations in Kings Cliffe;
in 1725, William Law, the C18 divine, published "A Serious call to a Devout and
Holy Life". The tomb commemorating William Law is said to represent a writing
desk.


Listing NGR: TL0071497086

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