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Monument in Abinger Rough at Tq 11064811, Abinger

Description: Monument in Abinger Rough at Tq 11064811

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 290054

OS Grid Reference: TQ1105448107
OS Grid Coordinates: 511054, 148107
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2214, -0.4111

Location: Abinger, Surrey RH5 6QS

Locality: Abinger
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH5 6QS

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Listing Text

TQ 14NW Abinger Hammer

4/85 Monument in Abinger
Rough at TQ 11064811


Monument. Late C19. Stone Celtic style crucifix with shaft tapering towards the
top. Crucifix carving on top with foiled ends to arms "S SW" on the shaft. The
cross marks the spot where Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Winchester and son of
William Wilberforce (the slave emancipator) was killed by a fall from his horse
when riding with Lord Granville (then Foreign Secretary) from Burford Bridge to
Holmbury on July 12, 1873. Erected by the Wilberforce family and listed for
historical interest.

Listing NGR: TQ1106048110

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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