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Hamelot Monument Approximately 18 Metres South East of Chancel of Church of St Giles, Ashtead

Description: Hamelot Monument Approximately 18 Metres South East of Chancel of Church of St Giles

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 290401

OS Grid Reference: TQ1932457988
OS Grid Coordinates: 519324, 157988
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3085, -0.2895

Location: Park Lane, Leatherhead, Surrey KT23 3BS

Locality: Ashtead
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT23 3BS

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Listing Text

TQ 1857-1957
Hamelot monument approx.
18 metres south-east of chancel
of Church of St Giles


Tomb chest. Early to mid C18. Commemorates various members of the Hamelot
family, principally Peter Hamelot (d.1742). Limestone ashlar. Classical style. Plain
side and end panels, but with very boldly gadrooned and fluted decoration
flanking the side panels. Lid with moulded edge, inscribed epitaphs to: Jane, wife
of "HIEROME HAMELOT, Doctor of Physic", (d.1731); Catherine, wife to "PETER
HAMELOT Rector of Ashted", (d.1728); and the following identifying him as a
Huguenot refugee:-
Popish fury destroyed the
Protestants in France he left
his Patrimony and came into
England. he was chosen Pastor
of this Church the 25th of March
1699, he dyed the 14th day of
April 1742 aged 81 years

Listing NGR: TQ1932457988

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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