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© Mr Keith Brightwell

IoE Number: 465842
Location: AUDUS HIRST MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 30 METRES SOUTH OF CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, CHURCH LANE (east off)
  LEEDS, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Keith Brightwell
Date Photographed: 16 September 2001
Date listed: 11 September 1996
Date of last amendment: 11 September 1996
Grade II

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LEEDSSE24SECHURCH LANE, Adel714-1/2/468(East side (off))

LEEDS SE24SE CHURCH LANE, Adel 714-1/2/468 (East side (off)) Audus Hirst memorial approx. 30m S of Church of St John the Baptist GV II Memorial to the Audus Hirst family. 1884. A Welsh of Leeds, sculptor. Ashlar and marble. Statue of youthful winged figure carrying a garland, right arm raised, hand missing, urn on ground to left, under 4 composite columns supporting a roof with pedimented gable; carved shield and scrolls in the tympanum, entablature inscription: 'UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY'. The inscription on the statue plinth commemorates Suzannah Audus Hirst, d.1884, and her husband, William, d.1896, also Edward Audus Hirst, d.1937. The sculptor's name is carved on the back of the memorial.

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