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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 WILLIAM BIRLEY AND OTHERS IN CHURCHYARD CIRCA 50 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

List entry Number: 1362358

Location

TOMB OF WILLIAM BIRLEY AND OTHERS IN CHURCHYARD CIRCA 50 METRES SOUTH EAST OF THE PORCH OF THE CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL, CHURCH STEET

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

County District District Type Parish
LancashireFyldeDistrict AuthorityKirkham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183594

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History

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Details

KIRKHAM CHURCH STREET SD 43 SW 9/24 Tomb of William Birley and others in churchyard c.50m SE of the porch of the - Church of St. Michael

GV II

Monument, mid C19. Sandstone within cast-iron ogee-patterned railings. In the form of a Gothic tabernacle, square on plan, with four elaborately gabled faces, flanked by crocketed pinnacles and surmounted by a spirelet. Panels with inscriptions in each face. Built first as the tomb of William Birley, died 1850 and his first wife Mary, died 1819. He was the owner of the Kirkham Linen Mill and built Hillside on Preston Street (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD4275332324

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National Grid Reference: SD 42753 32324

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