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Maud Heath's Monument, Langley Burrell Without

Description: Maud Heath's Monument

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315976

OS Grid Reference: ST9468675797
OS Grid Coordinates: 394686, 175797
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4811, -2.0779

Location: Langley Burrell, Wiltshire SN15 4LR

Locality: Langley Burrell Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN15 4LR

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Listing Text


8/163 Maud Heath's Monument



Monument, dated 1698 to Maud Heath died 1474, ashlar pillar on
pedestal base. Cornice cap and large top piece with sundials on
three faces and ball finial. About 3m high, pillar has arched-
headed sunk panels with pendant keystones and carved spandrels on
three faces, the west side panel inscribed 'Chippenham Clift', the
east 'Wick Hill' and the front with 'To the memory of the worthy
Maud Heath of Langly Burrell Widow who in the year of Grace 1474
for the good of travellers did in Charity bestow in Lands and
houses about Eight pounds a year for ever to be laid out on the
Highways and Causey leading from Wick Hill to Chipenham Clift.
This piller was set up by the feoffees in 1698. Injure me not.'
The sundials have inscriptions in Latin above and English below.
Scheduled Ancient Monument Wiltshire 245.

Listing NGR: ST9468675797

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Source: English Heritage

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