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Group of 5 Tombs Approximately 8 Metres East of Canted Bay on East End of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Morley, Leeds

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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

Plus Code: 9C5WP9XX+4H

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341844

Location: Morley, Leeds, LS27

County: Leeds

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

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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

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