Building record MYO1742 - YORK CEMETERY PLOT NUMBER 16404 LEETHAM MONUMENT

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Grid reference SE 6121 5085 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Grave monument. To members of the Leetham family. First interment was that of Henry Ernest Leetham, d.1861. Stone. Squat obelisk raised on square pedestal and 3 steps, and occupying several grave plots bounded by moulded kerbing. Pedestal is buttressed at the corners by diagonal fluted pilasters supporting a moulded cornice and each surmounted by a sculpted standing angel. Between, each face is a recessed panel beneath a keyed moulded semicircular arch and frieze panel carved variously with garlands of fruit or flowers, or swags with ribbons. Upper part is a concave tapered obelisk, covered with carved strapwork, and with a standing angel finial at the apex. One side panel is inscribed with the names of Henry Leetham, d.1896; Mary, his wife, d.1919; and Sidney Leetham, d.1929: a second with the names of Henry Ernest Lewetham, d.1861; and Mary Hannah, his wife, d.1920. The names of other members of the family are recorded on the steps.
Listing NGR: SE6121450860

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Sep 30 2014 3:36PM

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