29 Dec 2019 - St Andrew's Church, Denton, Leicestershire

St Andrew's Church, Denton, Leicestershire.

St Andrew's Church, Denton, Leicestershire. Sculpted by Thomas Green 1659-1730. The fully wigged standing life sized figure of the deceased stands in an arched surround flanked by fluted pilasters with acanthus scrolls and broken segmental pediment contaning a cherub and putti leaning down from heaven holding a metal coronet, surmounted by an achievement. Beneath is he inscription panel and to either side putti holding memento mori, and mourning, one with tears.

St Andrew's Church, Denton, Leicestershire. Various monument to the Welby family including their wives.

St Andrew's Church, Denton, Leicestershire. In ashlar. The latin raised letter inscription is set in an egg and dart surround, flanked by Ionic pilasters and free standing Composite fluted columns, supporting a pediment containing a pair of naked female figures holding hour glasses leaning on a skull. The frieze is decorated with medallions. The reclining figure of the deceased his prayer book in hand lies on a half rolled up mattress on a tomb chest on which are portrayed his wife and 6 children, all named in raised letters.