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Huntington Tomb 7 Yards West of the Jireh Chapel, Lewes

Description: Huntington Tomb 7 Yards West of the Jireh Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293298

OS Grid Reference: TQ4210410384
OS Grid Coordinates: 542104, 110384
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8755, 0.0184

Location: A26, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2RA

Locality: Lewes
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN7 2RA

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Listing Text

11/318 (east side)

Huntington Tomb 7 yards west of
the Jireh Chapel


Tomb. Circa 1810 and continued in use for several decades after. Portland
stone with ridged covering of panelled stone slabs, those to east uninscribed,
those to west inscribed. Incriptions read:
First stone from north: Thomas Marchant, d. 1832.
Second stone from north: Mary Hooper, d. 1810.
Thomas Hooper, d. 1832.
Mary Hooper, d. 1833.
Third stone from north: Revd. Jenkin Jenkins, d. 1810.
Fourth stone from north: 'Here lies the coalheaver who departed this life,
July 1st, 1813, in the 69th year of his age.
Beloved of his God, but abhorred of men. The
Omniscient Judge, at the grand assize, shall ratify
and confirm this confusion of many thousands: for
England and its metropolis shall know that there bath
been a prophet among them. W.H.S.S.' (William
Huntington Sinner Saved).
Fifth stone from north: Anne Vinall, d. 1823.
Anna Vinall, d. 1851.
Benjamin Vinall, d. 1856.
Rev. John Vinall, d. 1860.

Listing NGR: TQ4210410384

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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