Building record MDR12842 - Sexton's hut, Burrfields Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Opposite the churchyard at Chapel-en-le-Frith, at SK 05828084, is a small brick hut which has a plaque enumerating the sextons from 1631 to 1883. A photograph of the plaque shows it to be divided into two horizontally, the upper part reading as follows: 'Joseph Bramwell / Monumental Mason / near the parish church / Chapel-en-le-Frith' and the lower part 'Peter Bramwell for 52 years / sexton at the said church, his / son 40, his grandson 38, his / great grandson 50 his great / great grandson 43, his great / great great grandsons 39 / 1631 - 1883'. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(b).1, with photos.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 0582 8084 (7m by 6m)
Civil Parish CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jun 16 2011 2:59PM

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