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Description: Williams Memorial and Railed Enclosure About 3 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 153669
OS Grid Reference: SO2514445016
OS Grid Coordinates: 325144, 245016
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0984, -3.0942
SO 24 NE CLIFFORD CP
2/48 Williams memorial and
railed enclosure about
3 metres south of nave of
Church of St Mary
Chest tomb and railed enclosure. Late C18. Ashlar and cast iron. Bold
corner balusters, moulded cornice, flat top, inscription panel framed by
swags of drapery. Low railings of rectangular plan, cast iron standards
linked by 2 rails. South inscription: "Sacred to the Memory of Sir David
Williams Baronet/ of Goldinoton in Hertfordshire and Clifford Court in
Herefordshire/ [ 9 lines omitted ]/ His Soul took its flight from this
vale of misery/ Jany 21st 1798 in the 32nd Year of his Age/ [ 3 more lines]".
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: SO2514445016
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Source: English Heritage
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