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Description: Memorial Urn Approximately 150 Metres South East of Harcourt House
Date Listed: 17 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252404
OS Grid Reference: SP4171805588
OS Grid Coordinates: 441718, 205588
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7474, -1.3971
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STANTON HARCOURT HARCOURT HOUSE
21/320 Memorial urn approx. 150M. SE
of Harcourt House
Memorial. Late C18, for George Simon Harcourt. Limestone. Gadrooned vase-shaped
urn with leaf-carving to neck; stands on tall pedestal with moulded plinth and
entablature. Commemorates the poet William Whitehead, died 1785, with verse by
"Mr. Mason", the poet-gardener whose memorial (q.v.) lies to the NE. The urn
formerly stood under the "Whitehead Oak" at Nuneham Courtenay, whence it was
moved after the Harcourts returned to Harcourt House (q.v.) in 1948.
Listing NGR: SP4171805588
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Source: English Heritage
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