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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1174709
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157738
Location: Little Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4
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
LITTLE GADDESDEN LITTLE GADDESDEN
SP 9913 (West side)
9/207 Lady Marian Alford
- Memorial on S corner
at entrance to drive
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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