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Latitude: 52.243 / 52°14'34"N
Longitude: 0.7176 / 0°43'3"E
OS Eastings: 585636
OS Northings: 264014
OS Grid: TL856640
Mapcode National: GBR QF0.88K
Mapcode Global: VHKD4.DW6D
Plus Code: 9F426PV9+52
Entry Name: A5, Monuments 159, 159a, 161, 292, 294, 295, 319,320
Listing Date: 30 October 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245109
English Heritage Legacy ID: 466497
Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33
Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds
Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BURY ST EDMUNDS
TL8564SE ABBEY PRECINCTS, Great Churchyard
639-1/16/32 A 5, MON: 159. 159a, 161, 292, 294,
295, 319, 320
A group of 8 churchyard monuments:-
MON 159: Headstone. 1844. Ketton stone. To ROBERT, son of
James & Mary Ann ELY. Palimpsest, mostly buried, reused in
1844. ON the west face of the stone is the original design,
now upside down. In reusing it the mason reversed it and
shaped the bottom edge to form a new top. The original
inscription in a cartouche reads: "...Christopher (?) son of
WILLIAM SMITH who departed this life ...of Feb. 1709 Aged....
Also four of their children".
MON 159a: Memorial to THOMAS JACOB. Not included in schedule.
MON 161: Coffin stone. 1831. Portland stone. MARIANNE,
daughter of Thomas & Ann YOUNG, 1831; HENRY SHADOW YOUNG,
MON 292: A coffin stone with rounded ends. 1847. AMELIA, wife
of Henry LOCKWOOD.
MON 294: Headstone. C18. Ketton stone. Design in bold relief
with a bellied cartouche, skull, flowers and leaves.
MON 295: A coffin stone with rounded ends. 1824. Ketton stone.
MARY ANN, wife of John CAMBRIDGE, 1824; JOHN CAMBRIDGE, 1857.
MON 319: Coffin stone with 2 inscribed footstones. 1821.
THOMAS YOUNG, 1821; ANN YOUNG, 1826; T.Y. 1821; A.Y. 1826;
T.Y. 1821; A.Y. 1826.
MON 320: Coffin stone. 1818. Portland stone. ANN, wife of John
CLEMENCE, 1818; JOHN CLEMENCE, 1850.
(Survey of Monuments in the Great Churchyard c.1960: West
Suffolk CC: SECTION 3).
Listing NGR: TL8563664014
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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