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Description: Jekyll Memorial Approximately 5 Metres South East of South East Corner of Church of St John the Bapt
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291303
OS Grid Reference: SU9786442899
OS Grid Coordinates: 497864, 142899
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1770, -0.6014
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GODALMING BRIGHTON ROAD
(south west side, off),
Jekyll Memorial approx 5
metres south-east of
south-east corner of
Church of St John the
Memorial. c.1932. By E Lutyens for Herbert and Gertrude Jekyll. Ashlar.
Square enclosure with low plinth wall. Rising from front plinth and 3 plain,
shouldered, slabs with projecting bases which commemorate Gertrude, d.1932 (on
left), Sir Herbert, d.1932, on right, and Agnes, wife of Sir Herbert, d.1860.
Rear and rear part of side walls have panels each with 2 pulvinated rails, the
top rail inscribed: 'In remembrance of Herbert and Gertrude Jekyll long time
dwellers in their homes in Munstead who passed to their rest in the Autumn of
1932. / Their joy was in the work of their hands: their memorial is the beauty
which lives after them. / Also of Agnes Jekyll whose spirit ever dwelt in loving
kindness'. Added below inscription is memorial to Francis Jekyll, d.1965, only
son of Herbert and Agnes.
Listing NGR: SU9786442899
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Source: English Heritage
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