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Description: Thomas Rickman's Tomb in St George's Garden
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217150
OS Grid Reference: SP0656888121
OS Grid Coordinates: 406568, 288121
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4910, -1.9047
GREAT HAMPTON ROW
Thomas Rickman's tomb in
St George's Gardens
SP 0688 SE 23/3
Sandstone tabernacle "chancel" tomb with cusped panelling to plinth. The
tomb chest contained by arched gabled canopy with eroded late C14 debased
cusped arches, ball flower and drips on carved stops, crockets to gable. The
largely defaced inscription reads "Thomas Rickman architect FSA who first
correctly named the several styles and elucidated the principles of our
ecclesiastical architecture. This monument was dedicated by a few of his
friends in the cemetery of one of his many churches, which he erected. He
died Jan III MDCCCXXXXI, aged LXIV.
Listing NGR: SP0656888121
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Source: English Heritage
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