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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197488
English Heritage Legacy ID: 374195
Location: Newhaven, Lewes, East Sussex, BN9
County: East Sussex
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
TQ4401SW CHURCH HILL
769-1/7/5 (East side)
Thomas Tipper Monument, 20m West of
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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