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Description: Comport and Baker Tombs 5 Yards to South of Church of St James
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 172854
OS Grid Reference: TQ7563175937
OS Grid Coordinates: 575631, 175937
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4552, 0.5265
TO 77 NE
Comport and Baker tombs 5
yards to south of Church of
Row of ten childrens' body blocks, with four footstones, and one headstone and
three larger body blocks. Early C19. Stone. Insribed to children of the
Comport and Baker families. Known locally as 'Pip's Graves' as they are generally
taken to have been the prototypes for the graves on the first page of Charles
Dickens' 'Great Expectations'.
Listing NGR: TQ7636776264
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Source: English Heritage
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