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Group of 11 Monuments on North Side of Chancel of Church of St Mary and St Nicholas, Leatherhead

Description: Group of 11 Monuments on North Side of Chancel of Church of St Mary and St Nicholas

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 290509

OS Grid Reference: TQ1677156177
OS Grid Coordinates: 516771, 156177
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2928, -0.3267

Location: B2033, Leatherhead, Surrey KT23 3JR

Locality: Leatherhead
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT23 3JR

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Listing Text

TQ 1656 SE (south side)
Group of 11 monuments on north
side of chancel of Church of
St Mary and St Nicholas


Group of 9 monuments comprising 5 tomb chests and 4 headstones 2 with
footstones, in an area approx 12 metres square. Mostly later C18. All of
limestone. The tomb chests are all of the same design, with moulded plinths,
rusticated corners, and lids with moulded edges, and they are arranged in
2 short rows from north to south as follows. commemorating;

(1) William Stone (d. 1787) (3) George Cooper (d. 1852)
& Hannah Stone (d. 1798)
(4) Thomas Peter Stone (d. 1837)
(2) Mrs Mary Peter (d. 1771)
& Thomas Peter (d. 1779) (5) Mrs Elizabeth Wood (d. 1777)

Between (2) and (5) are 2 headstones which commemorate:

(6) Sarah Goddard (d. 1774): scrolled top, carving with draped chalice, footstone
against the rear;

(7) Ann Peter (d. 1769): small, with wavy top and large elaborately designed
carving including 2 cherubs; inscription with flourishes.

At the north-east corner of the group are the other 2 headstones, both with
footstones against the rear, which commemorate:

(8) Richard Hurst (d. 1751): elaborately shaped and carved top with hourglass;

(9) John Hurst (d. 1791): shaped top, carving with hourglass and foliation.

Listing NGR: TQ1677156177

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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