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Group of 5 Tombs Immediately to East of Chancel South Aisle of All Saints Church to Benjamin 1776 an, Shotesham

Description: Group of 5 Tombs Immediately to East of Chancel South Aisle of All Saints Church to Benjamin 1776 an

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 226683

OS Grid Reference: TM2469699014
OS Grid Coordinates: 624696, 299014
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5426, 1.3122

Location: The Street, Shotesham, Norfolk NR15 1XH

Locality: Shotesham
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1XH

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/106 Group of 5 tombs imm, to E. of
chancel S. aisle of All Saints
Church: to Benjamin 1776 & Eliza-
beth 1784 Gooch; Shute 1776 &
Dorothea 1785 D'Urban; John D'Ur-
GV ban M.D. 1782; George Parker 1792;
II Elizabeth D'Urban1810

Group of 5 tombs. From 1776 to 1810. Stone and gault brick. Each tomb
consists of a body-stone set on about 3 courses of gault brick with a head-
stone and a similar yet shorter tombstone set at the foot of the grave.
Headstones and "footstones" engraved to memory of Benjamin + 1776 and
Elizabeth + 1784 Gooch, Shute + 1776 and Dorothea + 1785 D'Urban, John D'Urban
M.D. + 1782, George Parker + 1792 and Elizabeth D'Urban + 1810. 4 headstones
with volutes supporting pediments enclosing urns flanked by cherubs whilst
that of George Parker has a circular medallion with a draped female figure
on one knee with an outstretched arm resting on an anchor. Historical
associaton: Benjamin Gooch was a famous surgeon associated with the found-
ation of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

Listing NGR: TM2469699014

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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