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Latitude: 53.8596 / 53°51'34"N
Longitude: -1.4241 / 1°25'26"W
OS Eastings: 437974
OS Northings: 440531
OS Grid: SE379405
Mapcode National: GBR LRHT.H5
Mapcode Global: WHDBD.373Z
Entry Name: Grave Slab in the Angle with the Tower and South West Aisle of Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 22 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265282
English Heritage Legacy ID: 425474
Location: Thorner, Leeds, LS14
Civil Parish: Thorner
Built-Up Area: Thorner
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thorner St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
THORNER CHURCH VIEW
SE3740 (east side)
16/176 Grave slab
in the angle with
the tower and
south-west aisle of
Church of St. Peter
Graveslab. c1503 memorial to William and Elizabeth Netilton. Ashlar. Broken
into 2 pieces with missing south-west corner. Has an incised slipped cross and
a mutilated marginal inscription:
"Orate pro Willi Netilton valecit' dni Regis Eduardi"
(much damaged corner, inscription quoted by Kirk (p1 5) as "quarti qui obii5 ...
"Elizabeth uxon's quae obiit...di aplis a dni MDIII". Carved in fine raised
Gothic script. Apparently the work "valecit" was carved in error for "valecti"
(from valettus", i.e. yeoman).
The grave is probably that of the William Nettleton who became park-keeper of
Roundhay in 1488, he was succeeded by Sir John Nevell by 21 Feb. 18 Hen VIII
(1502-3). He had the lease of the manor of Thorner during the reign of Henry VII
It is the oldest monument remaining either in the church or churchyard.
G. E. Kirk, Parish Church of St. Peter, Thorner, (1935).
Listing NGR: SE3797440531
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