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Group of 7 Headstones and 5 Footstones from Approximately 17 to Approximately 25 Metres South of Chu, Ashtead

Description: Group of 7 Headstones and 5 Footstones from Approximately 17 to Approximately 25 Metres South of Chu

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 290403

OS Grid Reference: TQ1928457966
OS Grid Coordinates: 519284, 157966
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3083, -0.2901

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
Group of 7 headstones and 5 footstones
from approx.17 to approx. 25 metres
south of Church of St Giles


Row of 6 monumental headstones on north-south line, and another offset to the
west. Mostly mid C18. All limestone. Commemorating (from left to right):-
(1) Elizabeth Stone (d.1748): consoled pediment, carving with cherub head and
hourglass; shaped footstone to rear carved with radiant hourglass and
inscribed "Es 1748"
(2) A.Syme, widow [date illegible]: shaped top; matching footstone to rear
inscribed "AS 1810";
(3) Sarah Syms (d.1762): small stone, consoled pediment, carved panel with jolly
cherub under radiant sun; matching footstone to rear inscribed "SS 1762";
(4) Richard Symes [date not visible]: white limestone, small, elaborately shaped
top carved with hourglass framed by fans; matching footstone to rear
inscribed "RS 1753";
(5) Richard Symes junior, son of Richard and Sarah Symes (d.1756): similar to
(4) but with crossed tools over the hourglass; Matching footstone to rear
inscribed "RS 1756";
(6) William Symes [date illegible]: shaped and scrolled top.
Offset to the west between 1. and 2. above:
(7) William Constable (d.1770): shaped top, carved with cherub and book

Listing NGR: TQ1928457966

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Source: English Heritage

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