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Description: Sarah Need Ireland Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 1 Metre South of John I
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 134175
OS Grid Reference: SO8587232542
OS Grid Coordinates: 385872, 232542
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9911, -2.2071
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SO 8532 FORTHAMPTON FORTHAMPTON VILLAGE
7/55 Sarah Need Ireland monument in
the churchyard of the Church of
St. Mary clm south of John Ireland
Chest tomb to Sarah Need Ireland, died 1848 and other members of
the Need Ireland family. Sandstone tomb on rectangular base
itself on stepped base partly of brick. Tomb in form of
sarcophagus on ball feet. Raised, oval inscription plaque on
south side to Sarah, wife of George Need Ireland with swag over.
Similar inscription plaque on north side with palm leaf decoration
above. Woman weeping over urn at east end. Palm tree shading
fluted column covered in drape at west end. Capital of column
lies broken off beneath tree. Inscription to Caroline Need
Ireland relict of George Need Ireland on rectangular base below
tomb. Upper part of stepped base incorporates ledger to Sarah
Ellis of Mitre Farm, died 1844.
Listing NGR: SO8587232542
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Source: English Heritage
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