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Thomas Tipper Monument, 20 Metres West of Porch

A Grade II Listed Building in Newhaven, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7917 / 50°47'30"N

Longitude: 0.0451 / 0°2'42"E

OS Eastings: 544238

OS Northings: 101120

OS Grid: TQ442011

Mapcode National: GBR LSF.672

Mapcode Global: FRA B7Z0.3DC

Entry Name: Thomas Tipper Monument, 20 Metres West of Porch

Listing Date: 10 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374195

Location: Newhaven, Lewes, East Sussex, BN9

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Newhaven

Built-Up Area: Newhaven

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Newhaven St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


NEWHAVEN

TQ4401SW CHURCH HILL
769-1/7/5 (East side)
Thomas Tipper Monument, 20m West of
porch,

GV II

Headstone. Dated 1785. Ashlar stone. Shaped head with a
depiction in relief of Newhaven Bridge. Inscribed to the
brewer Thomas Tipper, whose many good qualities, and those of
his ales, are recorded in a fine poem below. Tipper's brewery
stood beside the bridge depicted, adjoining the Bridge Hotel
(qv). The bridge, a drawbridge, was erected two years before
Tipper's death, in 1783, and linked Newhaven to Denton. it was
designed by John Plaw of London and was demolished in 1865-6.
An unusual headstone of considerable historic interest.


Listing NGR: TQ4423801120

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