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Monument to Sir John Austen Member of Parliament About 10 Metres South West of Church of St Giles, South Mimms

Description: Monument to Sir John Austen Member of Parliament About 10 Metres South West of Church of St Giles

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164237

OS Grid Reference: TL2221101180
OS Grid Coordinates: 522211, 201180
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6961, -0.2331

Location: Blanche Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire EN6 3PD

Locality: South Mimms
Local Authority: Hertsmere Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: EN6 3PD

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Listing Text

(East side)
South Mimms

4/185 Monument to
Sir John Austen MP
about 10 m SW of
Church of St.Giles


Large churchyard memorial to Sir John Austen MP, d.1742, and his sister
Arabella Austen, d.1714. Ashlar. 3 square stages. Moulded cornice and
base to bottom stage. Inscription on W side. Smaller 2nd stage with
cornice and 4 recessed panels; skulls and crossed bones to E, empty
cartouche to W, empty to N and S. Considerably smaller 3rd stage has 4
scrolled angle buttresses with a cornice extruded at angles over
buttresses. Surmounted by a bulbous ball finial.

Listing NGR: TL2221101180

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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