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Lady Marian Alford Memorial on South Corner at Entrance to Drive to Ashbridge, Little Gaddesden

Description: Lady Marian Alford Memorial on South Corner at Entrance to Drive to Ashbridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157738

OS Grid Reference: SP9924413384
OS Grid Coordinates: 499244, 213384
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8103, -0.5618

Location: Ringshall Dr, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP4 1PL

Locality: Little Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP4 1PL

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Listing Text

SP 9913 (West side)

9/207 Lady Marian Alford
- Memorial on S corner
at entrance to drive
to Ashridge


Memorial cross, drinking fountain, and seat. 1891 in memory of Lady
Marian Alford mother of the 2nd and 3rd Earls Brownlow. White limestone,
knapped flint and stone radial platform enclosed by stone seat. A tall
tapering Iona cross on a high square base of 2 steps with a small
scallop drinking fountain at rear and large semi-circular drinking
trough and recessed dog trough at front of base. Front and rear faces of
cross have carved panels of interlace ornament and Pictish figures.
Inscription on larger trough 'Whosoever drinketh of the water that I
shall give him shall never thirst: but the water that I shall give him
shall be in him a well of water springing up into Everlasting Life'.
Large semi-circular continuous moulded stone seat behind cross on S with
step, back and bench ends.

Listing NGR: SP9924413384

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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