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Green Bedford and 2 Dunhill Monuments in Row 3 1/2 to 10 1/2 Metres South of South East Corner 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: -1.4164 / 1°24'59"W

OS Eastings: 438710

OS Northings: 412584

OS Grid: SE387125

Mapcode National: GBR LVKQ.46

Mapcode Global: WHDCK.6KSL

Entry Name: Green Bedford and 2 Dunhill Monuments in Row 3 1/2 to 10 1/2 Metres South of South East Corner of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424975

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
4/64 Green, Bedford, and 2
Dunhill monuments in
row 3½ to 10½ metres
south of south-east
corner of Church of St.
Peter.
GV II

Group of 4 monumental slabs in unevenly-spaced row 3½, 5, 8½ and 10½ metres
south of church; commemorating (i) Jonathan Green, (d.1722), (ii) Robert
Bedford (d.1744), (iii) Thomas Dunhill (d.1747) and (iv) another Thomas
Dunhill (d.1770), respectively. (i) has a continuous border of repeated leaf
patterns, with scrolls in the corners, a raised decorated initial letter "H"
and elegantly seriffed lettered inscription; addition: Jno. Green (d.1768).
(ii) is undecorated and plainly worded in seriffed lettering; additions:
Mary, wife (d.1761) and Sarah, daughter of Robert and Sarah (d.1764) aged 3
months. (iii) has a shouldered fielded panel, and above this a head
elaborately carved with eg. skull and crossbones, hour glass, hammer, faces
and flowers; panel stylishly lettered; addition, Sarah, wife (d.1772). (Head
cracked). (iv) has a moulded shouldered arched head with radiant flowers in
the spandrels, elegant inscription; additions: Ann, daughter (d.1773; Thomas,
son (d.1798).


Listing NGR: SE3870912584

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