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Watkins Children Memorial About 22 Metres North West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifford, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0987 / 52°5'55"N

Longitude: -3.0945 / 3°5'40"W

OS Eastings: 325121

OS Northings: 245051

OS Grid: SO251450

Mapcode National: GBR F2.9WKN

Mapcode Global: VH77T.9HXZ

Entry Name: Watkins Children Memorial About 22 Metres North West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153664

Location: Clifford, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Clifford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clifford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


2/43 Watkins children memorial
about 22 metres north-west
of west tower of Church of
St Mary


Chest tomb. Watkins children, died 1757 - 1768. Bold corner balusters
decorated with crossed sprigs of wheat, inscription panel flanked by
drapery swags, moulded cornice, bevelled top. Inscription: "To the Memory
of Seven of the Children of/ James Watkins Esq and Ann his Wife/ who
departed this life in infancy/ James died July 12th 1757 Aged 3 Years/
Anne died Decr 25th 1759 Aged 3 Years/ James died Oct 16th 1759 Aged 7 Months/
Anne died May 3rd 1762 Aged 7 months/ James died April lst 1765 Aged 14 Days/
Thomas died March 12th 1768 Aged 5 Years/ Anne died April 18th 1768 Aged 3 Years".
This is a good example of stone masonry and enchances the setting of the church;
it contributes to the group value of the other memorials in the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SO2512145051

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