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10 Tombstones Grouped in 2 Rows of 5, 10 Metres and 12 Metres to West of Church Tower in Churchyard, Great Gaddesden

Description: 10 Tombstones Grouped in 2 Rows of 5, 10 Metres and 12 Metres to West of Church Tower in Churchyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157882

OS Grid Reference: TL0283611253
OS Grid Coordinates: 502836, 211253
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7905, -0.5104

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)
3/103 10 tombstones grouped in
- 2 rows of 5, 10m and 12m
to West of church tower
in churchyard

10 tombstones. Further row:- Jeremiah Rolph of Gaddesden Row 1789, Mary
Rolph 1800, Mary Davison 1829, Joseph Davison 1833, Mary Arnott
Chennells 1833 (with half-round section grave slab to this grave). Row
nearer tower:- Charlotte Rolph 1822, Jeremiah Rolph 1830, Sarah Rolph
1836, Caroline Cooper 1817, Thomas Cooper 1834. White freestone. The
slabs each about 1.5m high and quite broad, consciously follow a single
design and are set as a group. Each has a moulded segmental head and
deep band of carved decoration above the inscribed plain field. In each
the ornament is to the same pattern but with variations in execution. An
open book is placed central on a bracket supported by symmetrical
acanthus scrolls. Winged cherubs' heads flank the book and the frame is
completed by a heavy moulded scroll or truss at each end.

Listing NGR: TL0283611253

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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