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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: CHEST TOMB TO SAMUEL WESLEY APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

List entry Number: 1083273

Location

CHEST TOMB TO SAMUEL WESLEY APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
North LincolnshireUnitary AuthorityEpworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 165125

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History

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Details

SE 70 SE EPWORTH CHURCH STREET (north side)

11/64 Chest tomb to Samuel Wesley approximately 3 metres south of chancel of Church of St Andrew

GV II

Chest tomb. 1735 graveslab, recut 1819, with later C19 chest and enclosure, restored in 1953. Ashlar, wrought-iron railings. Inscribed stone to Samuel Wesley of 1735, on moulded ashlar chest in enclosure with ashlar base and low decorative wrought-iron railings. Inscription on east side of chest records 1953 renovations by Tyas Guest Swinton. Samuel Wesley, Rector of Epworth from 1696 to his death in 1735, was father of John and Charles Wesley. During Whitsun week in June 1742, when not allowed to officiate within the church, John Wesley preached every evening from his father's tomb. Included for historical interest. W Read, History of the Isle of Axholme, 1858, pp 191, 212; Church Guide, 1984, pp 7, 11.

Listing NGR: SE7838604001

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Church of St Andrew Church Guide, (1984), 7, 11
Read, W, History of the Isle of Axholme, (1858), 191, 212

National Grid Reference: SE 78386 04001

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