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Description: Beckford Monument Approximately 8 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Giles
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 290400
OS Grid Reference: TQ1931058002
OS Grid Coordinates: 519310, 158002
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3086, -0.2897
ASHTEAD ASHTEAD PARK
Beckford monument approx.
8 metres east of chancel of
Church of St Giles
Tomb chest and associated iron railings. Late C18. Commemorates Thomas
Beckford (d.1781). Sandstone ashlar. Classical style. Panelled sides and ends, with
wide vase-profile corners; inscription on south side:-
THOMAS BECKFORD Esq
Obit Aprilis 12th Anno Domini 1781
Lid headed with worn roundel which appears to contain a helm and arms;
followed by lengthy inscription commemorating various others from 1730.
(Two large longitudinal cracks in lid, and both end panels loose at time of
survey, 1988.) The whole enclosed within tall cast-iron spear-headed railings
Listing NGR: TQ1931058002
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Source: English Heritage
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