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Deacon Monument North of Apse at East End of Church of St Ann

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4817 / 53°28'54"N

Longitude: -2.2455 / 2°14'43"W

OS Eastings: 383804

OS Northings: 398359

OS Grid: SJ838983

Mapcode National: GBR DJG.GX

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GRY7

Plus Code: 9C5VFQJ3+MQ

Entry Name: Deacon Monument North of Apse at East End of Church of St Ann

Listing Date: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457205

Location: Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/27/387 (South side)
Deacon monument north of apse at
east end of Church of St Ann


Tomb chest. Mid C18. Commemorates Thomas Deacon (d.1755), and
Sarah his wife (d.1745). Sandstone. Rectangular lid with
scored double-line margin raised over a cross at the head and
scrolled and decorated at the foot, surrounding an inscription
(headed by one line of foreign characters):
"Here lie interred the Remains
(which through Mortality are
at present Corrupt but which
shall one day most surely be
raised again to Immortality
and put on Incorruption of
Thomas Deacon the greatest of
Sinners and the most unworthy
of primitive Bishops, who
died the 16th February 1755 in
the 56th Year of his Age"
Followed by commemoration of Sarah his wife, and a scriptural

Listing NGR: SJ8380498359

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

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