Sikes Tomb Chest

SIKES TOMB CHEST APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SIKES TOMB CHEST APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT

List entry Number: 1135477

Location

SIKES TOMB CHEST APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES SOUTH SOUTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST CUTHBERT, PURSTON LANE

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-May-1988

Details

ACKWORTH PURSTON LANE (north SE41NW side) High Ackworth 2/25 Sikes tomb chest, – approx. 7 metres south- south-west of Church of St. Cuthbert. GV II

Tomb chest. Mid-C18 altered. Commemorates Catherin (sic), wife of William Sikes (d.1742). Sandstone. Panelled sides with rusticated quoins; on lid a shouldered round-arched panel with moulded surround and fluted keystone, stylised winged angel heads in spadrels: elegant inscription beginning with raised decorated initial “H”. Additions: William, son, (d.1746); the said William (d.1764); and Thomas, son (d.l834). Modern lettered panel inserted at each each.

National Grid Reference: SE 44027 18052

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