Church of England
TF 710 055
Mr and Mrs N. Broughton
Boughton Long Road
Barton Bendish, St. Mary : Ledgerstone 1
Overall low relief carving
Condition poor, design visible but faint in places; crack across middle
1990 x 590 mm (top) and 340 mm (bottom)
(78 x 23 and 13 inches)
Barton Bendish, St. Mary : Ledgerstone 2
Bas-relief achievement in roundel above inscription depicting a skull under which are swirling ribbons. The background is finely chiselled.
Roman caps and lowercase, long ʃ; names in italics
Condition very good; rail runs across top of roundel.
2040 x 1270 mm
(80.3 x 50 inches)
(Top divided into two columns by a vertical incision)
Mr SIMON TIFFIN died
the 7th of Ap. 1708 in
the Year 28th of his Age
MARY his Wife daughter
of Mr CHARLES BROWNE
of Great Maʃsingham
died the 2d of May 1743
in the 66th Year of her Age
SARAH only Daughter of
SIMON and MARY TIFFIN died 22nd of Feb 1731.
In the 28th Year of her Age.
To the Memory of her loving Huʃband,
and dutiful Daughter, moʃt tender of her Mother and belov’d by all that knew her,
and for the future Repoʃe of her own Remains.
MARY TIFFIN aboveʃaid cauʃed this Stone to be laid.
According to which Intention SIMON TIFFIN
her only Son did cauʃe here to be interr’d
the Body of his much Lamented Parent
by her dereʃt Relations, and where her
Uncommon Prudence and many other exemplary
Virtues are well Known, and will be long
Barton Bendish, St. Mary : Ledgerstone 3
Condition very poor. Any inscriptions or design worn off, but some fair circular markings visible.
880 x 1730 mm
(34.65 x 68.11 inches)
Barton Bendish, St. Mary : Ledgerstone 4
Condition very poor. Surface pitted and uneven. No sign of lettering but it is possible that faint marks in the centre of the stone could be traces of a circular pattern.
740 x 1770 cm
(29 x 70 inches)