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Lady Marian Alford Memorial on South Corner at Entrance to Drive to Ashbridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8103 / 51°48'37"N

Longitude: -0.5618 / 0°33'42"W

OS Eastings: 499244

OS Northings: 213384

OS Grid: SP992133

Mapcode National: GBR F4L.GRF

Mapcode Global: VHFRR.6RVL

Entry Name: Lady Marian Alford Memorial on South Corner at Entrance to Drive to Ashbridge

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157738

Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Little Gaddesden

Built-Up Area: Little Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Little Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 9913 (West side)

9/207 Lady Marian Alford
- Memorial on S corner
at entrance to drive
to Ashridge

GV II

Memorial cross, drinking fountain, and seat. 1891 in memory of Lady
Marian Alford mother of the 2nd and 3rd Earls Brownlow. White limestone,
knapped flint and stone radial platform enclosed by stone seat. A tall
tapering Iona cross on a high square base of 2 steps with a small
scallop drinking fountain at rear and large semi-circular drinking
trough and recessed dog trough at front of base. Front and rear faces of
cross have carved panels of interlace ornament and Pictish figures.
Inscription on larger trough 'Whosoever drinketh of the water that I
shall give him shall never thirst: but the water that I shall give him
shall be in him a well of water springing up into Everlasting Life'.
Large semi-circular continuous moulded stone seat behind cross on S with
step, back and bench ends.


Listing NGR: SP9924413384

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