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Headstone Approximately 2 Metres South of East Bay of Nave, in St Mary's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Potsgrove, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.959 / 51°57'32"N

Longitude: -0.6166 / 0°36'59"W

OS Eastings: 495156

OS Northings: 229845

OS Grid: SP951298

Mapcode National: GBR F2S.0YB

Mapcode Global: VHFR4.81D2

Entry Name: Headstone Approximately 2 Metres South of East Bay of Nave, in St Mary's Churchyard

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38174

Location: Potsgrove, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Potsgrove

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Battlesden with Pottesgrove

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9515 2984 POTSGROVE
4/72
- Headstone approx 2m S of E
bay of nave, in St Mary's
churchyard.
GV II
Headstone. Limestone. Inscription reads: "1711 (?). Erected by Hezekiah
Walker of London, Plumber, in memory of his beloved Mother and Father. Here
lies the body of Thomas Walker of Leighton, who dyed 4th of May 1705 in y 77
year of his age. Ann his wife who (... illegible)". Carved decoration to
upper part includes pick and shovel surmounted by 2 skulls and flanked by
winged hour glasses with trumpets and scythe. Framed by scrollwork carving to
upper edges.


Listing NGR: SP9515629845

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