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Memorial 13 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Stretton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.538 / 52°32'16"N

Longitude: -2.8087 / 2°48'31"W

OS Eastings: 345242

OS Northings: 293652

OS Grid: SO452936

Mapcode National: GBR BG.F75J

Mapcode Global: VH75V.8GHR

Entry Name: Memorial 13 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483691

Location: Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Church Stretton

Built-Up Area: Church Stretton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Church Stretton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


CHURCH STRETTON

SO4593 CHURCH STREET
1312-1/13/46 (East side)
Memorial 13 metres south of south
transept of Church of St Lawrence

GV II

Headstone. Early C19. Sandstone ashlar. Rectangular slab with
curved top. Floral motif inscribed at head over twin separate
inscribed panels. Commemorates Thomas Cook d.1824 and his wife
Ann d.1814.
Includes the locally noted rhyme at the foot of the
inscription which reads: `On a Thursday she was born,/ On a
Thursday made a bride,/ On a Thursday her leg was broke,/ And
on a Thursday she died.'

Listing NGR: SO4524293652

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