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Group of 18 Chest Tombs Approximately 2 Metres from South East Corner of Church of St Nicholas

A Grade II Listed Building in Burton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2616 / 53°15'41"N

Longitude: -3.0247 / 3°1'29"W

OS Eastings: 331742

OS Northings: 374334

OS Grid: SJ317743

Mapcode National: GBR 7Z9Q.YJ

Mapcode Global: WH87Z.H8WX

Plus Code: 9C5R7X6G+J4

Entry Name: Group of 18 Chest Tombs Approximately 2 Metres from South East Corner of Church of St Nicholas

Listing Date: 29 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475804

Location: Willaston and Thornton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Little Neston and Burton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Burton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Burton St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ3174 VILLAGE STREET, Burton Village
794-1/11/17 (North side)
Group of 18 Chest tombs, approx. 2m
from SE corner of Church of St


Group of 18 chest tombs. 1740-1783. Red Bunter sandstone. The
tombs mainly have centre and end fluted muntins framing raised
and fielded panels, 2 to each side. End panels are carved with
skull and cross bones, hour glass or angle motifs. Inscribed
top slabs with moulded overhanging edges have largely
indecipherable dates and names.
The tombs form a significant group within the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SJ3174274334

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