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Description: Church of St Catherine, Tomb of the English Poor Clares Approximately 12 Metres North West of North
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114665
OS Grid Reference: TL7774629386
OS Grid Coordinates: 577746, 229386
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9346, 0.5841
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TL 72 NE GOSFIELD CHURCH ROAD
7/153 Church of St. Catherine
Tomb of The English Poor
Clares approx. 12 metres
north west of north west
Tombstone. Early C19. A tall square monument approximately 5 ft. high. The
panelled stem has moulded base and top slabs and is surrounded by a pyramid
capped rectangular stone. Oval inscribed plaques to west and north faces of the
top stone read: Here lie the bodies of the Ladies of the Religious Community
established at Gravelines in Flanders under the name of the English Poor Clares
in the year 1600 driven from thence by the persecution of the French Revolution
in the year 1795 and settled in this village July 27 of the same year. Frances
Todd 1797, Ann Worsick 1797, Emelia Keith 1799, Mary Bulstrode 1799, Mary
Faulkner 1800. Inscriptions to east and south plaques not legible at time of
Listing NGR: TL7774629386
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Source: English Heritage
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