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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: SQUIRES MONUMENT, 5 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1307784

Location

SQUIRES MONUMENT, 5 METRES NORTH WEST OF CHURCH OF ST JAMES, MELTON ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireMeltonDistrict AuthorityBurton and Dalby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 189794

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History

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Details

SK 71 NE BURTON AND DALBY MELTON ROAD

Burton Lazars (east side) 5/22 Squire's Monument, 5M north west of Church of St.James

G.V. II*

Chest tomb surmounted by elaborate monument. Erected by the executors of William Squire, d.1781. Limestone, formerly painted and gilt, with iron railing. Oval plinth of 3 steps. Moulded chest with corner volutes and to south, illegible inscribed panel. At each end a circular pier, decorated with relief panels, with symbols of Death, each topped by a globe. Above, a sarcophagus on volutes, with an oval figurative panel at each end. Above again, resting on 4 balls, a tall concave sided decorated obelisk, with an oval perforation containing an urn, and topped with a ball finial. Against the obelisk, figures representing Faith and Hope. The monument is surrounded by a spiked railing and is approximately 6M high.

Listing NGR: SK7673916950

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National Grid Reference: SK 76739 16950

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