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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: HEADSTONE OF WILLIAM HUGGINS, CHURCHYARD OF ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1187247

Location

HEADSTONE OF WILLIAM HUGGINS, CHURCHYARD OF ST JAMES, PEPPER STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityChristleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55474

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History

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Details

SJ 4410 CHRISTLETON C.P. PEPPER STREET (North Side)

3/28 Headstone of William Huggins, Churchyard of St.James

GV II

Headstone : dated 1884. Pointed arched pink sandstone slab with a - carved posy of flowers above the inscription. Extracts of this inscription read: WILLIAM HUGGINS, an Historic and Animal Painter of acknowledged eminence. A just and compassionate man who would neither tread on a worm or cringe to an emperor. The stone also carries a memorial to Samuel, his brother (an architectural historian) and Hannah, his sister. William Huggins lived for the later part of his life at Rock House, Christleton (q.v.) where it is reported he kept wild animals in the cellars, to draw from life.

Listing NGR: SJ4409865706

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National Grid Reference: SJ 44098 65706

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