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Watson Tomb Chest 12 Metres South of Tower of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in South Hiendley, Wakefield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6084 / 53°36'30"N

Longitude: -1.4169 / 1°25'0"W

OS Eastings: 438675

OS Northings: 412582

OS Grid: SE386125

Mapcode National: GBR LVKQ.17

Mapcode Global: WHDCK.6KJL

Entry Name: Watson Tomb Chest 12 Metres South of Tower of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265337

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424984

Location: South Hiendley, Wakefield, S72

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: South Hiendley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Felkirk St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOUTH HIENDLEY CHURCH LANE
SE31SE
(west side) Felkirk
4/69 Watson tomb chest 12
- metres south of tower
of Church of St. Peter.
GV II

Tomb chest. Early C18. Commemorates Anne, wife of John Watson of Hodroyd
(d.1735). Sandstone. Moulded base, fluted corner pilasters and rusticated
central pilasters lid with moulded rim, fielded shouldered panel, sunk
spandrels with raised carving depicting primitive angel heads with crossed
wings, crossed bones, and flowers. Full-length inscription in elegant
lettering, with verse and several additions: (i) Anne, daughter of John and
Anne. (d.1725) aged 51(?) weeks; (ii) the above John (d.1756), with eulogy;
(iii) Samuel, son of Joseph and Ann Watson (d.1789) aged 13; and (iv) Sarah,
1st wife of "the above said Samuel" (?-sic) (d.1779).


Listing NGR: SE3867512582

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