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Methley Tomb Chest 17 Metres South of South Chapel of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in South Hiendley, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6082 / 53°36'29"N

Longitude: -1.4167 / 1°24'59"W

OS Eastings: 438693

OS Northings: 412566

OS Grid: SE386125

Mapcode National: GBR LVKQ.28

Mapcode Global: WHDCK.6KNQ

Entry Name: Methley Tomb Chest 17 Metres South of South Chapel of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424982

Location: South Hiendley, Wakefield, S72

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: South Hiendley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Felkirk St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOUTH HIENDLEY CHURCH LANE
SE31SE
(west side) Felkirk
4/68 Methley tomb chest
- 17 metres south of
south chapel of Church
of St. Peter.
GV II

Tomb chest. Early C19. Commemorates Richard Methley, merchant of Quebec
(d.1837). Sandstone. Plain side panels (except west end - see below), lid
with moulded rim, decorated head with 3 arches and 4 flowers. The
inscription identifies Methley as "Merchant of Quebec North America the Sixth
Son of the late Willoughby Methley of Shafton" and adds: "In the discharge of
his secular duties he crossed the Atlantic Ocean 34 times". Additions on
lid:-
(i) the Rev. James Methley, Wesleyan Minister (d.1861); (ii) Abigail,
daughter of Willoughby and Mary Methley (d.1862); (iii) Mary Stocks; sister
of Abigail. Addition on west end panel: John Methley of Frith Street Soho,
3rd son of Willoughby (d.1838).
Included for historical interest of inscription.


Listing NGR: SE3869312566

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

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