Benjamin Brooks

Conservation Assessment


In Memory of Benjamin Brooks
who departed this life the 5th Day of June 1791 aged 43 years.

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Poor

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 194
Historic Number: 304
Ledger Book: Page 36, Number 236
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: West
Marker Height/Length (in): 29
Marker Width (in): 19
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5
Footstone Height (in): 11
Footstone Width (in): 14.5
Footstone Thickness (in): 1

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.