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Dyson Perrins Memorial About 33 Yards West of the Church of St John the Baptist, Claines

Description: Dyson Perrins Memorial About 33 Yards West of the Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: DL
Date Listed: 21 March 1985
Date Delisted: 13 June 2001
English Heritage Building ID: 147935

OS Grid Reference: SO8511358849
OS Grid Coordinates: 385113, 258849
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2276, -2.2194

Location: Cornmeadow Lane, Worcester WR3 7RL

Locality: Claines
Local Authority: Worcester City Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR3 7RL

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Listing Text

The following building was de-listed on 13th June 2001.


7/41 Dyson Perrins memorial
about 33 yards west of the
- Church of St John the Baptist


Chest tomb. Mid-C19. White marble on pink granite base. Gothic style.
Moulded plinth and flat capping; capping has an ivy leaf frieze, and a cross
carved upon it with foliage decoration at each end of the arms. Corner piers,
and central pilaster to long sides, all with 2 pointed arched, cusped, recessed
panels, one above the other; the inscription panels are also recessed behind
cusped 2-centred arches with foliated reliefwork in spandrels. North-east
side panels commemorate Sarah Dyson Perrins, died 1855, and William Perrins
died 1867; south-west left panel commemorates James Dyson Perrins, died 1887,
the right panel is blank; the west end panel commemorates Judith Perrins,
died 1865, and the east end panel Alice Mary Dyson Perrins, died 1860.
William Perrins and his partner, John Wheeley Lea, founded the Lea & Perrins
Worcestershire Sauce Company, first marketed in 1840, which brought con-
siderable wealth to both families. William Perrins married Sarah Dyson in
1823 and their grandson, Charles William Dyson Perrins, 1864/1958, was able
to establish his outstanding collection of Early Worcester Procelain and
Illuminated Manuscripts with this inherited wealth.

Listing NGR: SO8511358849

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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