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All Saints Church (Thorp Arch)
Black & White image14th October 1914 The image shows the vault of the Gossip family licenced to William Gossip on 17th May 1754. The vault under the north aisle of All Saints Church, occupies a small space approx 7.5 metres x 3.5 metres. The vault has the following inscription 'Sibi et Suisque V.P. Will Gossip A.D.1754'. Above it read 'Here the Wearied be at Rest'. William Gossip was Lord of the Manor of Thorp Arch. He died on 25th March 1772 aged 68. Of his eleven children only three sons survived him.
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Pax Inn (Thorp Arch) (1 comment)
Black & White imagec. 1880 This is the original Pax Inn, a long, low building with thatched roof situated on the main street. It was first mentioned in a commercial directory for 1838 as 'The Goats Head'. By 1861 the name had changed to the Hatfeild Arms after the Hadfeild family of Thorp Arch. The name changed again to 'Pax' by 1871 which was the motto of William Gossip (1704-1772). Lord of the Manor, and means 'peace'. In 1883 the old inn had been dilapidated, it was demolished and a new Pax was built a short distance further north on The Village.
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