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Description: Powell Memorial About 5 Metres South of Tower of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 153667
OS Grid Reference: SO2513245018
OS Grid Coordinates: 325132, 245018
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0984, -3.0943
SO 24 NE CLIFFORD CP
2/46 Powell memorial about 5 metres
south of tower of Church of
Chest tomb. Late C18. Signed by E Kyte of Hay (on Wye). Ashlar. Greek
Revival sarcophagus on 4 feet, on a plinth of 3 steps; corner finials,
shallow pyramidal cap. Rectangular inscription panels within fluted
surrounds. Inscription: "To the Memory of John Powell second Son/ of Louisa
Powell, who departed this life/ on the 20th day of May 1796, Aged 26 years/
He was at the early aged of 26 appointed/ Surgeon to His Majesty's Forces in
the/ West Indies; and was seized with the yellow/ fever during the attack of
the Iseand (sic)/ of St Domingo, to which he fell a victim". Also inscriptions
on other faces. This is a good example of stone masonry and enhances the
setting of the church; it contributes to the group value of the other memorials
in the churchyard.
Listing NGR: SO2513245018
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Source: English Heritage
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