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Monument to Spencer Perceval

A Grade II Listed Building in Perlethorpe cum Budby, Nottinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2295 / 53°13'46"N

Longitude: -1.0431 / 1°2'35"W

OS Eastings: 463972

OS Northings: 370701

OS Grid: SK639707

Mapcode National: GBR 9FR.F44

Mapcode Global: WHFGS.Y3F0

Entry Name: Monument to Spencer Perceval

Listing Date: 11 August 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 242268

Location: Perlethorpe cum Budby, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Perlethorpe cum Budby

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Perlethorpe

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

PERLETHORPE THORESBY PARK
SK 67 SW
CUM BUDBY
1/126 Monument to
Spencer Perceval
11.8.61
II
Sarcophagus on base. 1812. Ashlar. Rectangular base has
inscribed plinth and moulded cornice. Plinth inscribed 'And you,
great Spencer, with your latest breath, Did'st feel your ruling
passion strong in Death. Such in those moments as in all the
past Oh save my country Heaven was your last.' Base inscribed
'In memory of The Right Honourable excellent and most Amiable
Spencer Perceval, Basely and Barbarously murdered in the Exercise
of his Duty May 11th 1812'. Sarcophagus has scalloped rounded
ends, scrolled reeded cradles, and hipped lid. Spencer Perceval
was Prime Minister 1809-1812 and was shot in the House of
Commons.


Listing NGR: SK6397270701

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