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Description: Monument to William Webb Situated 50 Metres from Church of St Mary in Churchyard
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221239
OS Grid Reference: TF6894541975
OS Grid Coordinates: 568945, 341975
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9486, 0.5131
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In the entry for OLD HUNSTANTON CHURCH STREET (east)
Monument of William Webb,
situated 50m from Church
of St Mary, in Churchyard
The item shall be amended to read: CHURCH ROAD (east)
Monument of William Webb
situated 50 metres from
Church of St Mary in
TF 64 SE OLD HUNSTANTON CHURCH STREET (east)
1/57 Monument to William
Webb, situated 50
metres from Church
of St. Mary,in Church-
Headstone. 1784. Sandstone. Bas-relief putti with wings. Inscription :
"In memory of William Webb, Late of the 15 L(igh)t D(ragoo)ns who was/Shot
from his horse by a party of smugglers/On 26 Sep(tember) 1784/Aged 26 years.
I am not dead, but Sleepeth here/And when the trumpet sound I will appear/Four
balls through me pearced (sic) there way/Hard it was I had no time to pray.
Included for social historical interest.
Listing NGR: TF6894541975
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Source: English Heritage
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