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Description: Gazebo and Blow Family Memorials
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131859
OS Grid Reference: SO8579012526
OS Grid Coordinates: 385790, 212526
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8112, -2.2075
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SO 81 SE UPTON ST LEONARDS CUD HILL
at NGR SO 857125
6/198 Gazebo and Blow family memorials
Incomplete gazebo; 2 memorial ledger stones to east. 1914-1939.
By Detmar Blow for himself. Random rubble limestone; ashlar
dressings. Square with single round-arched opening to each side
except east; chamfered plinth; 2 slit vents with projecting stone
slate sills on east side.
Interior appears to have been intended to receive a stone groin
vault but only wall arches completed; shelf projects from east
wall. Two memorial ledger stones clOm to east, in field: first
inscribed 'DETMAR BLOW/AND/WINIFRED/HIS WIFE'; second inscribed
"Richard Purcell/BLOW/Elder son of Detmar/and Winifred Blow/1915-
1963". Lettering on first memorial probably by Eric Gill (cf Blow
memorial in Church of St Swithin, Brookthorpe CP, q.v.). Fine
views across Vale of Gloucester. Sited along ridge of escarpment
from Hilles House, Harescombe CP (q.v.), Detmar Blow's house.
Listing NGR: SO8579012526
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Source: English Heritage
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