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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1265337
English Heritage Legacy ID: 424984
Location: South Hiendley, Wakefield, S72
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
SOUTH HIENDLEY CHURCH LANE
(west side) Felkirk
4/69 Watson tomb chest 12
- metres south of tower
of Church of St. Peter.
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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