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Memorial and grave of Arthur Currer Briggs at NGR 2673 3905 in Lawnswood Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Adel and Wharfedale, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.847 / 53°50'49"N

Longitude: -1.5952 / 1°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 426730

OS Northings: 439050

OS Grid: SE267390

Mapcode National: GBR B50.ZR

Mapcode Global: WHC95.GKMN

Entry Name: Memorial and grave of Arthur Currer Briggs at NGR 2673 3905 in Lawnswood Cemetery

Listing Date: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466215

Location: Leeds, LS16

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Adel and Wharfedale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Adel St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

SE23NE
714-1/6/941

LEEDS
Lawnswood
OTLEY ROAD (West side (off))
Memorial and grave of Arthur Currer Briggs at NGR 2673 3905 in Lawnswood Cemetery

GV
II
Memorial. 1908. By William Hamo Thornycroft. Portland stone base with bronze lettering surmounted by a bronze plaque with figure of the sower and an angel in relief, shallow triangular pediment above. Inscription: 'ARTHVR CVRRER BRIGGS/ BORN AT OVTWOOD HALL WAKEFIELD JVLY 23. 1855/ DIED AT GLEDHOW GRANGE LEEDS AVGVST 31. 1906/ AGED 51 YEARS./ ALSO HELEN HIS WIFE/ BORN MAY 23. 1860/ DIED NOVEMBER 17. 1936'. Above the plaque: 'FORTITER ET FIDELITER'. An inscription on the rear: 'LORD MAYOR OF THE CITY OF LEEDS 1903-04/ ALDERMAN OF THE CITY OF LEEDS 1904-06/ CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF HENRY BRIGGS & COMPANY LTD/ WHITWOOD COLLIERIES NORMANTON./ THIS MONUMENT PLACED TO HIS DEAR MEMORY BY HIS WIFE HELEN AND CHILDREN DOROTHY, REGINALD MARTIN, DONALD HENRY./ HAMO THORNYCROFT RA SCULPSIT 1908'.

Listing NGR: SE2673039050

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