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Grave Slab to James Thompson Set Next to South West Angle Buttress of Tower of Church of St Wilfred

A Grade II Listed Building in Calverley and Farsley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8302 / 53°49'48"N

Longitude: -1.6852 / 1°41'6"W

OS Eastings: 420814

OS Northings: 437150

OS Grid: SE208371

Mapcode National: GBR JSN4.YQ

Mapcode Global: WHC94.2ZSK

Plus Code: 9C5WR8J7+3W

Entry Name: Grave Slab to James Thompson Set Next to South West Angle Buttress of Tower of Church of St Wilfred

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226144

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423116

Location: Calverley and Farsley, Leeds, LS28

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Calverley and Farsley

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Calverley St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

SE23NW LS28 TOWN GATE
PUDSEY (east side, off)
Calverley
Grave slab to
2/162 James Thompson
set next to
south-west angle
buttress of tower
of Church of
St. Wilfrid

II
GV

Grave slab. c1708. Ashlar. Memorial to "James Thompson of Bolton" who died
17th December 1708 aged 57. Finely-carved decorative surround with arched head,
skull keystone, and hour-glasses in the imposts. Winged-headed angels to spandrels.
Part of an interesting group of similarly decorated grave slabs in various other
local graveyards including, in particular, the graveyard of the Church of St Mary-
in-the-Wood, Morley (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SE2081437150

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