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3 Tombstones in Churchyard 12 Metres to North of Church Tower, Great Gaddesden

Description: 3 Tombstones in Churchyard 12 Metres to North of Church Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157881

OS Grid Reference: TL0285811283
OS Grid Coordinates: 502858, 211283
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7908, -0.5101

Location: Piper's Hill, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6HJ

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP2 6HJ

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Listing Text

TL 01 SW
(North side)
3/102 3 tombstones in
- churchyard 12m to
North of church tower


3 tombstones:- ...... Wells 1760, John Wells of St. Margaret Gent 1740,
Thomas Meadows 1748. White freestone. A little more than one metre tall,
the first two are of similar pattern with an ornate baroque carved panel
topping the inscribed plain slab. Particularly fine letter-cutting to
John Wells' slab. This has overlapping assymetrical winged cherubs'
heads looking inwards above acanthus sprays within a vigorously carved
frame of scrolls and counter-scrolls. The 1760 slab is similar but the 2
cherubs' heads are symmetrical and facing outwards. The Meadows slab is
simpler with a narrow carved panel at the head. This has a cherub's head
in a lunette with scrolls'to each end.

Listing NGR: TL0285811283

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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