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Pearce Memorial at Southampton Old Cemetery, Southampton

Description: Pearce Memorial at Southampton Old Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 2002
English Heritage Building ID: 488691

OS Grid Reference: SU4131713539
OS Grid Coordinates: 441317, 113539
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9198, -1.4136

Location: Cemetery Road, Southampton SO15 7NQ

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO15 7NQ

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Listing Text

983/0/10049 CEMETERY ROAD

Memorial. Erected 1861. Sculptor: Richard Cockle Lucas (1800-1883). Marble. About 3 metres tall. Three large classically-attired angels standing back-to-back, attached by their slender wings and holding a large draped urn above their heads. Standing on a polygonal pedestal with panelled sides with inscriptions. Situated at the south end of Old Southampton Cemetery, which was laid out to the designs of J.C. Loudon and is included in the Regsiter of Parks and Gardens Register at grade II.

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE: Of special interest as an impressive work of Victorian monumental sculpture, and in the context of a cemetery of historic significance.

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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