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Altar Tomb to South East of Chancel of Church of St Laurence

A Grade II* Listed Building in Morland, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5966 / 54°35'47"N

Longitude: -2.623 / 2°37'22"W

OS Eastings: 359846

OS Northings: 522553

OS Grid: NY598225

Mapcode National: GBR BH39.X1

Mapcode Global: WH92Q.PQ5K

Entry Name: Altar Tomb to South East of Chancel of Church of St Laurence

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423355

Location: Morland, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Morland

Built-Up Area: Morland

Traditional County: Westmorland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Morland St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 52 SE MORLAND


4/96 Altar tomb to south-
east of chancel of
Church of St Laurence

G.V. II*

Re-used C15 altar tomb, probably removed from church during mid C18 rebuilding.
Constructed of unmortared sandstone blocks with trefoil-headed panelling; in the
centre of each side is a shallow niche with ogee head under a crocketed gable.
Top slab is later addition, probably late C18. Three brass plates bearing
inscriptions are set in the slab (the bottom one, dated 1787, was temporarily
removed in 1983); the earliest inscription, at the top reads: H.S.I. Guilielmus
& Margareta Atkinson De Low Hall Qui Nomen & Mayoribus derivatum Immane
quantum!. suis. Virtutibus Illustrobant. Quam boni; dicant Vicini recolentes
Quam chari; Cognata desiderantes: Quam pii: Liberi lugentes. Haec Suis
Valediscit Feb:22.1781. AE:100. Hoc Pietatis & Moeroris Monumentum P.
Christophorus Atkinson.


Listing NGR: NY5984622553

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