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IoE Number: 362100
Location: BAXTER MONUMENT,
  ERCALL MAGNA, TELFORD AND WREKIN, SHROPSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Ian Liston
Date Photographed: 07 June 2005
Date listed: 08 April 1983
Date of last amendment: 08 April 1983
Grade II

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ERCALL MAGNAROWTON5362Baxter MonumentSJ 61 NW 22/236

ERCALL MAGNA ROWTON 1. 5362 Baxter Monument SJ 61 NW 22/236 II GV 2. Probably late C19. Very squat obelisk on plinth with bronze shield with inscription. "Richard Baxter great divine author and eminent citizen of the 17th century. Son of Richard Baxter and Beatrice nee Adney born here in Rowton AD 1615. Died in London 1691". Richard Baxter 1615-91, the Presbyterian theologian is said to have lived in a house on the site of Baxter House in Rowton.

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