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Walker Monument in Hunsdon Churchyard Next to Stables North North East of Chancel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7953 / 51°47'43"N

Longitude: 0.0552 / 0°3'18"E

OS Eastings: 541823

OS Northings: 212736

OS Grid: TL418127

Mapcode National: GBR LD7.GR3

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.X40K

Entry Name: Walker Monument in Hunsdon Churchyard Next to Stables North North East of Chancel

Listing Date: 19 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 159953

Location: Hunsdon, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hunsdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hunsdon

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 41 SW HUNSDON EASTWICK ROAD
(east side)

2/11 Walker Monument in
Hunsdon churchyard
- next to stables
NNE of chancel

GV II


Monument. 1881. White limestone, hard plaster mouldings to
surrounding wall. A rectangular Gothic tomb chest obscured by
vegetation within a stone walled enclosure with random squared
rubble walls, freestone quoins, a battered base topped by a heavy
ogee base moulding, a row of 5 trefoil pierced stones in the
middle of the long side, and with a heavy series of plaster
capping mouldings. Sinkings for railing removed. The upper part
of the carved limestone monument is a series of diminishing
weathered courses supporting a foliate recumbent cross carved in
high relief with crockets in a row as a cornice. Lombardic
lettered inscription to Walter family. A splended C19 Gothic
monument of special architectural interest, now sadly overgrown.
Part of a group of memorials and church.


Listing NGR: TL4182312736

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