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Tomb of Michael Wood Set in an Enclosure on Other Side of Wall to Bus Stop in Graveyard of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7209 / 53°43'15"N

Longitude: -1.5899 / 1°35'23"W

OS Eastings: 427161

OS Northings: 425025

OS Grid: SE271250

Mapcode National: GBR KTBD.LW

Mapcode Global: WHC9R.KQ4T

Entry Name: Tomb of Michael Wood Set in an Enclosure on Other Side of Wall to Bus Stop in Graveyard of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262921

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433743

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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Listing Text


SE22NE WF12 DEWSBURY ROAD
MORLEY (east side, off),
Woodkirk

2/80 Tomb of Michael
Wood set in an
enclosure on other
side of wall to
bus stop in graveyard
of Church of St. Mary

- II

Chest Tomb. 1801. Ashlar. Raised stone slab on panelled base with fluted
pilasters to corners and to centre.

Finely-carved stone with trumpeting angels set in spandrels of arched top.
Inscribed:
" Sacred
to the MEMORY of
MICHAEL WOOD Esqr. of Tingley
House who (meeting with an
Accident here when a Young
Man, which nearly proved fatal
to him) requested to be interred
upon the spot. He died Dec 31st
1801 in the 81st Year of his Age "

Carved in the local style of the 1730s.


Listing NGR: SE2716125025

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

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