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Tomb of Count and Countess De Morella Approximately 45 Metres to North East of North Transept of Christ Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Runnymede, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4076 / 51°24'27"N

Longitude: -0.5801 / 0°34'48"W

OS Eastings: 498857

OS Northings: 168580

OS Grid: SU988685

Mapcode National: GBR F9D.Q50

Mapcode Global: VHFTN.WWQ8

Entry Name: Tomb of Count and Countess De Morella Approximately 45 Metres to North East of North Transept of Christ Church

Listing Date: 19 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289827

Location: Runnymede, Surrey, GU25

County: Surrey

District: Runnymede

Town: Runnymede

Locality: Virginia Water

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Virginia Water

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

Listing Text

SU 96 NE VIRGINIA WATER CHRISTCHURCH ROAD
(north side, off)

3/140 Tomb of Count and
Countess de Morella
approximately 45 metres
to north east of north
transept of Christ Church

II

Memorial. Early C20. Commemorates Ramon Cabrera, Count de Morella, Marquis del Ter
d. 1877 and his wife Marianne Catherine, d. 1915. Polished grey granite. Tall
plain cross mounted on 4-step podium, the top step with relief carving of Roman-
style tools of war (helmet, sword, spear, shield, laurel wreath). Face of top step
has raised border and inscription commemorating Ramon Cabrera and the step below
an inscription commemorating his wife. Cabrera was a Carlist general in the Civil
Wars in Spain 1836-43. He was ennobled by the pretender, Carlos V, and praised
by the Duke of Wellington for his military prowess. After the Carlists' defeat
he settled in England.
R H Chant, Spanish Tiger (Midas Books, 1983).
E Holt, The Carlist Wars in Spain (Putnam 1967).
M Tomas, Ramon Cabrera (Historia de un Hombre), (Editorial juventud S A Barcelona,
1939).

Listing NGR: SU9885768580

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