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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: MONUMENT TO BISHOP JOHN GRAHAM IN NORTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1375888

Location

MONUMENT TO BISHOP JOHN GRAHAM IN NORTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY, OVERLEIGH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jul-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469867

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 OVERLEIGH ROAD 1932-1/8/213 (North side (off)) Monument to Bishop John Graham in north part of Overleigh Cemetery

GV II

Monument to Bishop John Graham. c1866. Sandstone. Base of 2 square steps; freestone plinth; octagonal column with stiff-leaf capital. The plinth is inscribed "JOHN GRAHAM D.D. BISHOP OF CHESTER. BORN 25 FEBURARY 1794 : DIED 15 JUNE 1865. CHARLOTTE GRAHAM HIS WIFE BORN 12 MAY 1802 : DIED 29 JANUARY 1881 (?)". Bishop Graham was a strong supporter of education for poor and disadvantaged children, particularly the Ragged Schools movement.



Listing NGR: SJ4029965370

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40299 65370

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