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Monument to William Hunter 16 Metres North West of Newnum House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6214 / 51°37'16"N

Longitude: 0.3061 / 0°18'22"E

OS Eastings: 559741

OS Northings: 193914

OS Grid: TQ597939

Mapcode National: GBR XN.HVX

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.8H6X

Entry Name: Monument to William Hunter 16 Metres North West of Newnum House

Listing Date: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373542

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Brentwood North

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Brentwood St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/12/112 (South side)
Monument to William Hunter, 16m
north-west of Newnum House


Monument to William Hunter, burnt at the stake in 1555,
erected in 1861 on the green. Monument consists of a needle
obelisk set on a square base and 3 progressively broader
stages, all having upper chamfered edges. Granite, pink for
upper part and green for lower stages, standing on a York
stone platform. William Hunter is recorded on the Monument to
have been condemned by Bishop Bonner and to have been martyred
nearby at the age of 19 years. It is also recorded that the
monument was restored in 1910 after being defaced by fire. The
monument, together with Newnum House (qv), Roden House (qv),
Mitre House (qv), Old House (qv) and The Hermitage (qv) form a

Listing NGR: TQ5974193914

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