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Anonymous Tomb to South West of West Corner of Nave of Parish Church of St Laud

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherington, Milton Keynes

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Latitude: 52.1121 / 52°6'43"N

Longitude: -0.7018 / 0°42'6"W

OS Eastings: 488993

OS Northings: 246767

OS Grid: SP889467

Mapcode National: GBR CZD.HCW

Mapcode Global: VHDSV.S5BQ

Entry Name: Anonymous Tomb to South West of West Corner of Nave of Parish Church of St Laud

Listing Date: 27 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 351049

Location: Sherington, Milton Keynes, MK16

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Sherington

Built-Up Area: Sherington

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Sherington with Chicheley, North Crawley, Astwood and Hardmead

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text



- Anonymous tomb to south-west
of west corner of nave of
Parish Church of St.Laud.


Tomb c1850. In red sandstone with limestone inscription slabs. About 8 feet
high in two stages rising from plain plinth, upper stage diminished.
Sandstone frames to recessed panels. Then covered cornice to top. The tomb
is a curiosity in that it is deliberately anonymous, 3 sides having biblical
texts, the east inscription starting "READER: The Name, Profession and Age of
him whose body lies within are of little importance..." The inscription
slabs are on the upper stage.

Listing NGR: SP8899346767

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

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