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Cholera Monument, in the Churchyard 15 Metres South of the Church of the Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Paulton, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3071 / 51°18'25"N

Longitude: -2.5036 / 2°30'12"W

OS Eastings: 364991

OS Northings: 156561

OS Grid: ST649565

Mapcode National: GBR JV.XWFN

Mapcode Global: VH89G.KD9V

Entry Name: Cholera Monument, in the Churchyard 15 Metres South of the Church of the Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 2 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32856

Location: Paulton, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Paulton

Built-Up Area: Paulton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

PAULTON C.P. CHURCH STREET (south side)
ST 65 NW
1/4 Cholera monument, in the churchyard
and 15 metres south of Church of the
Holy Trinity
G.V. II
Memorial, boundary and marker stones. Early/mid C19. Freestone, ashlar.
A square enclosure marked by dressed stones, at east stands a 0.5 metre high plain
pointed stone with text: BOUNDARY/OF/CHOLERA/BURIAL/GROUND. At west stands a
pediment topped, ashlar insertion in wall on which an haut relief urn surmounts a
tablet with text: IN MEMORY OF/23 MEN, 23 WOMEN AND 26 CHILDREN/INTERRED WITHIN
THIS ENCLOSURE/WHO FELL VICTIM TO THAT DREADFUL/SCOURGE, ASIATIC CHOLERA, WITH/
WHICH IT PLEASED THE ALMIGHTY TO/VISIT THIS PARISH FROM THE 28TH/SEPTEMBER TO THE
1OTH NOVEMBER/1832. WHEN, UNDER THE DIRECTING/ARM OF A BOUNTIFUL PROVIDENCE/BY
THE SKILL AND ATTENTION OF THE/MEDICAL MEN, AND BY THE CHARITABLE/DONATIONS OF THE
SURROUNDING/NEIGHBOURHOOD, IT CEASED/"AND HE STOOD BETWEEN THE LIVING AND/THE DEAD
AND THE PLAGUE WAS STAYED"/RESTORED, 1966.


Listing NGR: ST6499156561

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