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2 Cast Iron Memorial Plates to John and Mary Ward Approximately 1 Metre South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6426 / 52°38'33"N

Longitude: -2.5735 / 2°34'24"W

OS Eastings: 361288

OS Northings: 305139

OS Grid: SJ612051

Mapcode National: GBR BR.6R3C

Mapcode Global: WH9D7.FTQZ

Plus Code: 9C4VJCVG+2H

Entry Name: 2 Cast Iron Memorial Plates to John and Mary Ward Approximately 1 Metre South of Chancel of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258881

Location: Leighton and Eaton Constantine, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Leighton and Eaton Constantine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton-under-Wrekin St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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2 cast-iron memorial
plates to John and
Mary Ward approx. 1m
south of chancel of
Church of St Mary


2 recumbent memorial plates. Circa 1750 and circa 1777. Cast-iron.
Rectangular. That on north, with swagged urn decoration to top,
commemorates in raised lettering Mary Ward (died 1750), her son,
Benjamin (died 1784), and her daughter, Hannah (died 1800); plain
inscription plate to south commemorates her husband, John (died 1777)
of Eye Farm (q.v.) and their son, Thomas (died 1816).

Listing NGR: SJ6128805139

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