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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 OF JOHN PARKHURST IN CHURCHYARD OF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1372031

Location

CHEST TOMB OF JOHN PARKHURST IN CHURCHYARD OF OLD CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireDaventryDistrict AuthorityCatesby

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360536

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CATESBY UPPER CATESBY SP55NW 4/46 Chest tomb of John Parkhurst in churchyard of old Church of St. Mary - II Chest tomb. Late C18. Limestone. Stepped plinth. Bombe chest with inscriptions supporting triangular obelisk with concave sides on circuar base with foliage panels in low reliefs. Obelisk topped by flame finial, formerly on top of gilded ball. Commemorates John Parkhurst, lexicographer, who died 1765. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.145).

Listing NGR: SP5264459433

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1961), 145

National Grid Reference: SP 52644 59433

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