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10 Tombstones Grouped in 2 Rows of 5, 10 Metres and 12 Metres to West of Church Tower in Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7905 / 51°47'25"N

Longitude: -0.5104 / 0°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 502836

OS Northings: 211253

OS Grid: TL028112

Mapcode National: GBR G65.PST

Mapcode Global: VHFRZ.38J7

Entry Name: 10 Tombstones Grouped in 2 Rows of 5, 10 Metres and 12 Metres to West of Church Tower in Churchyard

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157882

Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

GREAT GADDESDEN GREAT GADDESDEN
TL 01 SW
(North side)
3/103 10 tombstones grouped in
- 2 rows of 5, 10m and 12m
to West of church tower
in churchyard
GV II

10 tombstones. Further row:- Jeremiah Rolph of Gaddesden Row 1789, Mary
Rolph 1800, Mary Davison 1829, Joseph Davison 1833, Mary Arnott
Chennells 1833 (with half-round section grave slab to this grave). Row
nearer tower:- Charlotte Rolph 1822, Jeremiah Rolph 1830, Sarah Rolph
1836, Caroline Cooper 1817, Thomas Cooper 1834. White freestone. The
slabs each about 1.5m high and quite broad, consciously follow a single
design and are set as a group. Each has a moulded segmental head and
deep band of carved decoration above the inscribed plain field. In each
the ornament is to the same pattern but with variations in execution. An
open book is placed central on a bracket supported by symmetrical
acanthus scrolls. Winged cherubs' heads flank the book and the frame is
completed by a heavy moulded scroll or truss at each end.


Listing NGR: TL0283611253

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