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2 Raised Slabs to John Curtis Dated 1728 and Sarah Barras Dated 1728 Set Approximately 5 Metres South of Large Tree Approximately 10 Metres Due South of Porch to St Marys Church group of 2 Chest Tomb

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.721 / 53°43'15"N

Longitude: -1.5897 / 1°35'23"W

OS Eastings: 427170

OS Northings: 425029

OS Grid: SE271250

Mapcode National: GBR KTBD.MW

Mapcode Global: WHC9R.KQ6S

Plus Code: 9C5WPCC6+94

Entry Name: 2 Raised Slabs to John Curtis Dated 1728 and Sarah Barras Dated 1728 Set Approximately 5 Metres South of Large Tree Approximately 10 Metres Due South of Porch to St Marys Church group of 2 Chest Tomb

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251122

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433744

Location: Morley, Leeds, WF12

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Morley

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woodkirk St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description


SE22NE WF12 DEWSBURY ROAD
MORLEY (east side),
Woodkirk

2/81 Group of 2 chest
tombs to William
Wilson dated 1728
and the 5 children
of John Leakes,
dated 1729 and 2
raised slabs to
John Curris dated
1728 and Sarah Barras
dated 1728, set approx
5m south of large
tree approx 10m
due south of porch
to St. Mary's Church

GV II

2 chest tombs and 2 raised slabs. Dated 1728 and 1729. Ashlar. Chest tomb on
chamfered plinth with finely-carved grave slab inscribed " William Wilson of
Haigh Hall " who died 28th February 1728 aged 65. Has carved border and arched
head with winged-head angel spandrels.

Chest tomb with panelled base with raised-and-fielded panels and fluted pilasters
to corners. Inscribed:
" HERE
Lyeth Interred ye Bodies
of five Children of John
Leake of Westerton
John dyd September ye 6th
1729 in ye 5th Year of his Age
Also Margaret aged 2, William aged 8, John aged 5. "
Set in arched head with carved trumpeting angels in the spandrels. Grave
slab commemorating " John Curtis of Haigh Manor " who died 22nd August 1728
aged 22. Finely-carved border with arched head with winged-head angel spandrels
and carved heart with date. Grave slab commemorating " Sarah the wife of Thomas
Barras of Upper Green " who died 22nd January 1728 aged 38. Finely-carved border
with arched head with winged-head angel spandrels and carved heart with date.


Listing NGR: SE2717025029

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