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Memorial and Grave of Ethel Preston 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: -1.5951 / 1°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 426733

OS Northings: 439050

OS Grid: SE267390

Mapcode National: GBR B60.0R

Mapcode Global: WHC95.GKMN

Entry Name: Memorial and Grave of Ethel Preston at Ngr 2673 3905 in Lawnswood Cemetery

Listing Date: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466217

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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Listing Text


LEEDS

SE23NE OTLEY ROAD, Lawnswood
714-1/6/942 (West side (off))
Memorial and grave of Ethel Preston
at NGR 2673 3905 in Lawnswood
Cemetery

GV II

Memorial. 1911. Italian marble. Statue (life-size) standing
under a Classical porch with composite columns supporting
entablature, cornice and balustraded parapet; black marble
panelled doors. The subject is represented standing outside
the house holding a bunch of flowers. Inscriptions: on right
plinth: 'TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF/ ETHEL/ WIFE OF WALTER PRESTON/
OF THE GRANGE BEESTON/ DIED MARCH 24th 1911 AGED 50 YEARS'; on
left plinth: 'TO THE DEAR MEMORY OF/ WALTER/ HUSBAND OF EMILY
AND THE LATE ETHEL PRESTON/ DIED OCT 24th 1930'. Reputed to be
a replica of the entrance to The Grange, Beeston
(demolished), the doors are slightly open.
(Letter in Country Life,18.10.73, p1156; The Guardian
03.06.1971, p7/3-5).


Listing NGR: SE2673039050

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