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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: TOMB OF JOHN BASSETT, CIRCA 8 METRES NORTH OF WEST BAY OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD

List entry Number: 1135982

Location

TOMB OF JOHN BASSETT, CIRCA 8 METRES NORTH OF WEST BAY OF NAVE OF CHURCH OF ST OSWALD, CHURCH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityMalpas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55575

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History

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Details

MALPAS C.P. CHURCH STREET SJ 44 NE (North Side) 2/32 Tomb of John Bassett, circa 8 metres north of west bay of Nave of Church of St.Oswald. GV II Tomb, 1847, of John Bassett, excise man, of red sandstone. Table tomb; the slab is weathered to each side, with shallow hips; moulded corner stones; each end panel has a raised oval motif with radial mouldings; the panel to each side has a semi-circular recess with a rose in a circlet sunk in each spandrel; the southern side bears the following inscriptions: in the recess "To the memory of JOHN BASSETT ESQUIRE COLLECTOR OF HER MAJESTY'S EXCISE FOR THE CHESTER COLLECTION who departed this life at MALPAS on the 8th May 1847 aged 58 years"; within the perimeter of the recess "Erected by the Officers of the Chester Collection"; above the recess "As a mark of respect".

Listing NGR: SJ4862047199

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National Grid Reference: SJ 48620 47199

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