Description: Pearce Memorial at Southampton Old Cemetery
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
983/0/10049 CEMETERY ROAD
08-APR-02 PEARCE MEMORIAL AT SOUTHAMPTON OLD CEM
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.
Source: English Heritage
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