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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1028903
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289827
Location: Runnymede, Surrey, GU25
Locality: Virginia Water
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Virginia Water
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
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
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,
Listing NGR: SU9885768580
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