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Description: Monument to Sir John Austen Member of Parliament About 10 Metres South West of Church of St Giles
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
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TL 20 SW POTTERS BAR BLANCHE LANE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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