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Description: Monument to Doctor Rowland Taylor
Date Listed: 22 May 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 277551
OS Grid Reference: TM0373543611
OS Grid Coordinates: 603735, 243611
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0534, 0.9701
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1161 ALDHAM COMMON
Dr. Rowland Taylor
TM 04 SW 1/165
Pyramidal stone erected in 1818 (to replace or in addition to an
earlier stone probably dating from early C17) enclosed in iron railings
about 30 yds from main road in cultivated fields (common was enclosed
1729) and has verses written by Dr Nathan Drake painted on it. Dr Taylor born
early C16 was chaplain to Archbishop Cranmer and appointed by him to
rectory of Hadleigh. He was a protestant and was a victim of Marian
persecution. Burnt at the stake on Aldham Common 1555. NMR photo.
Listing NGR: TM0373543611
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Source: English Heritage
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