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Monument and Railings to Gh Foster 7 Metres West of St Michaels Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Walkley, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.3917 / 53°23'30"N

Longitude: -1.5168 / 1°31'0"W

OS Eastings: 432234

OS Northings: 388428

OS Grid: SK322884

Mapcode National: GBR 95F.8Z

Mapcode Global: WHCCJ.N0YN

Entry Name: Monument and Railings to Gh Foster 7 Metres West of St Michaels Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 12 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456364

Location: Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Walkley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Walkley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


784-1/5/628 (South East side)
Monument and railings to GH Foster
7m west of St Michael's Cemetery


Monument and vault with wall and railing. 1894. Sandstone
ashlar, Portland stone and pink granite. To GH Foster and
family, donor of the cemetery chapel (qv). Stepped square
pedestal carrying an inscribed square block with an ornate
gabled canopy and double corner shafts topped with pinnacles.
The monument is topped with a square crocketed spire. Vault
has blocked doorway reached by a stairway lined with glazed
brick. Around the monument, a wrought-iron railing and gate,
with chamfered stone plinth and traceried square piers.

Listing NGR: SK3223488428

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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