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Wood Monument, Approximately 7 Metres South of West End of South Chapel at Church of St Peter and St, Godalming

Description: Wood Monument, Approximately 7 Metres South of West End of South Chapel at Church of St Peter and St

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291352

OS Grid Reference: SU9682943984
OS Grid Coordinates: 496829, 143984
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1869, -0.6159

Location: Church Street, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1EL

Locality: Godalming
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU7 1EL

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Listing Text

SU 9643 NE
(east side, off)
12/81 Wood Monument, approx 7
metres south of west end
of south chapel at Church
of St Peter and St Paul

Chest tomb. c.1816. In Neo-Classical style. Ashlar. Chamfered base stone.
Moulded plinth. Recessed corners with fluted balusters, having swept plinths
and capitals, supporting lid with triple-roll-moulded edge. Each side has
concave-cornered panel in architrave with fan decoration to spandrels, the
panels bearing commemorative inscriptions to various members of the Wood family,
the earliest death recorded being that of George Wood, d.1816: 'A fatal accident
deprived him of life and his afflicted parents of a darling son', followed by
verse (much obliterated). Lid split and one corner broken off.

Listing NGR: SU9682943984

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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