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Huntington Tomb 7 Yards West of the Jireh Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8755 / 50°52'31"N

Longitude: 0.0184 / 0°1'6"E

OS Eastings: 542104

OS Northings: 110384

OS Grid: TQ421103

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.5GF

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.JZ3

Entry Name: Huntington Tomb 7 Yards West of the Jireh Chapel

Listing Date: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293298

Location: Lewes, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Lewes

Built-Up Area: Lewes

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lewes St Thomas at Cliffe with Lewes All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 4210 SW LEWES MALLING STREET
11/318 (east side)
Cliffe

Huntington Tomb 7 yards west of
the Jireh Chapel

GV II

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

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