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Audus Hirst Memorial Approximately 30 Metres South of Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Adel and Wharfedale, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8573 / 53°51'26"N

Longitude: -1.5839 / 1°35'1"W

OS Eastings: 427467

OS Northings: 440204

OS Grid: SE274402

Mapcode National: GBR KRCT.WZ

Mapcode Global: WHC95.M9ZQ

Entry Name: Audus Hirst Memorial Approximately 30 Metres South of Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465842

Location: Leeds, LS16

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Adel and Wharfedale

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Adel St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


714-1/2/468 (East side (off))
Audus Hirst memorial approx. 30m S
of Church of St John the Baptist


Memorial to the Audus Hirst family. 1884. A Welsh of Leeds,
sculptor. Ashlar and marble. Statue of youthful winged figure
carrying a garland, right arm raised, hand missing, urn on
ground to left, under 4 composite columns supporting a roof
with pedimented gable; carved shield and scrolls in the
tympanum, entablature inscription: 'UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND
THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY'. The inscription on the statue plinth
commemorates Suzannah Audus Hirst, d.1884, and her husband,
William, d.1896, also Edward Audus Hirst, d.1937. The
sculptor's name is carved on the back of the memorial.

Listing NGR: SE2746840222

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

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