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Hoare Monument in the Churchyard About 13 Metres South East of Chancel of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1044 / 51°6'15"N

Longitude: -2.3204 / 2°19'13"W

OS Eastings: 377665

OS Northings: 133952

OS Grid: ST776339

Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.N62

Mapcode Global: VH97Z.QHNP

Entry Name: Hoare Monument in the Churchyard About 13 Metres South East of Chancel of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 9 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131095

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321242

Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Stour

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STOURTON WITH GASPER HIGH STREET
ST 73 SE
(south side)
6/136 Hoare monument in the churchyard
about 13 metres south east of
chancel of Church of St Peter
GV II
Chest tomb in mausoleum. Dated 1819 on inscription, to Richard
Colt Hoare died 1838. Limestone ashlar mausoleum in Gothic style
with diagonal buttresses, Tudor-arched openings on north, east and
west sides, blind arch to south, cornice to parapet with pierced
cusped triangles and corner pinnacles, three heraldic shields on
north side over door. Roof removed.
Interior south wall has bronze plaque with names of members of
Hoare family and restored carved spread eagle, their crest;
against this wall is small marble chest tomb with antifixae and
weathered top, Latin inscription to Ricardus (sic) Colt Hoare died
1838. The chest tomb was ordered from Florence 1819. Colt Hoare
was an important Wiltshire antiquarian, published a History of
Wiltshire in five volumes, 1822-1837, he also extended Stourhead
House (q.v.).
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)


Listing NGR: ST7766533942

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