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Gravestone to Hill Family Situated Approximately 5 Metres to East of South Porch of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Swallownest, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3619 / 53°21'43"N

Longitude: -1.2978 / 1°17'52"W

OS Eastings: 446827

OS Northings: 385237

OS Grid: SK468852

Mapcode National: GBR MYCK.TK

Mapcode Global: WHDDS.1R8J

Entry Name: Gravestone to Hill Family Situated Approximately 5 Metres to East of South Porch of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 1 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335877

Location: Aston cum Aughton, Rotherham, S26

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Aston cum Aughton

Built-Up Area: Swallownest

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Aston cum Aughton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(east side, off)
6/3 Gravestone to Hill family
situated approximately
5 metres to east of
south porch of
Church of All Saints
Gravestone c1729. Ashlar sandstone. In the form of a full-size coffin
with coped lid and with dropped handles carved in relief at each end.
Inscriptions to John Hill of Aston (d1729) with motto: 'My Glass is Run My
time / is spent no earthly care / can Death prevent: also to Elizabeth his
wife (1709) aged 29 and son Robert (1708) aged 2. Most unusual gravestone of
the period.

Listing NGR: SK4682785237

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