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Latitude: 53.7478 / 53°44'52"N
Longitude: -1.6011 / 1°36'3"W
OS Eastings: 426403
OS Northings: 428011
OS Grid: SE264280
Mapcode National: GBR KT83.57
Mapcode Global: WHC9R.C2T5
Entry Name: Group of 5 Tombs Approximately 8 Metres East of Canted Bay on East End of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263107
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341844
Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27
Civil Parish: Morley
Built-Up Area: Morley
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Morley St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE2628SW LS27 TROY ROAD
MORLEY (east side, off),
Group of 5 tombs
approx, 8m east of
canted bay on east end
of Church of St Mary
Group of 5 chest tombs. c1681, 1689, 1691, 1738, 1743. Ashlar. Stone
slabs raised on panelled bases. Arranged in pairs set above each other with
one below. Top pair :
That to left to "Mrs. Hannah Craister of Morley" who died March 23rd 1738/9
aged 83. Arched surround finely carved with trumpeting angels set in spandrels
in high relief.
That to right to "Mary Beaumont of Morley. daughter of Thomas Metcalfe" who
died November 5th 1689. Has decorative heart with date and initials.
2nd row : that to left to "Thomas Craister" who died 13th May 1681. Decorative
carved stone with heart motif with initials and date.
That to right to "Elizabeth Craister" who died 1691. Inscription set within a
simple inscribed shield.
Set below is tomb to "Thomas Hemsworth of Morley" who died 14th January 1743
Arched head with impost keystone and carved spandrels with winged head of angels.
Listing NGR: SE2640328011
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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