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Description: Walker Monument in Hunsdon Churchyard Next to Stables North North East of Chancel
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159953
OS Grid Reference: TL4182312736
OS Grid Coordinates: 541823, 212736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7953, 0.0552
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TL 41 SW HUNSDON EASTWICK ROAD
2/11 Walker Monument in
- next to stables
NNE of chancel
Monument. 1881. White limestone, hard plaster mouldings to
surrounding wall. A rectangular Gothic tomb chest obscured by
vegetation within a stone walled enclosure with random squared
rubble walls, freestone quoins, a battered base topped by a heavy
ogee base moulding, a row of 5 trefoil pierced stones in the
middle of the long side, and with a heavy series of plaster
capping mouldings. Sinkings for railing removed. The upper part
of the carved limestone monument is a series of diminishing
weathered courses supporting a foliate recumbent cross carved in
high relief with crockets in a row as a cornice. Lombardic
lettered inscription to Walter family. A splended C19 Gothic
monument of special architectural interest, now sadly overgrown.
Part of a group of memorials and church.
Listing NGR: TL4182312736
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Source: English Heritage
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