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Jekyll Memorial Approximately 5 Metres South East of South East Corner of Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Godalming, Surrey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.177 / 51°10'37"N

Longitude: -0.6014 / 0°36'4"W

OS Eastings: 497864

OS Northings: 142899

OS Grid: SU978428

Mapcode National: GBR FD8.4RV

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.JPF3

Entry Name: Jekyll Memorial Approximately 5 Metres South East of South East Corner of Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 1 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291303

Location: Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Godalming

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Busbridge

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

GODALMING BRIGHTON ROAD
SU 9742
(south west side, off),
Busbridge
16/39
Jekyll Memorial approx 5
metres south-east of
south-east corner of
Church of St John the
Baptist
GV
II

Memorial. c.1932. By E Lutyens for Herbert and Gertrude Jekyll. Ashlar.
Square enclosure with low plinth wall. Rising from front plinth and 3 plain,
shouldered, slabs with projecting bases which commemorate Gertrude, d.1932 (on
left), Sir Herbert, d.1932, on right, and Agnes, wife of Sir Herbert, d.1860.
Rear and rear part of side walls have panels each with 2 pulvinated rails, the
top rail inscribed: 'In remembrance of Herbert and Gertrude Jekyll long time
dwellers in their homes in Munstead who passed to their rest in the Autumn of
1932. / Their joy was in the work of their hands: their memorial is the beauty
which lives after them. / Also of Agnes Jekyll whose spirit ever dwelt in loving
kindness'. Added below inscription is memorial to Francis Jekyll, d.1965, only
son of Herbert and Agnes.


Listing NGR: SU9786442899

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