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Memorial Urn Approximately 150 Metres South East of Harcourt House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7475 / 51°44'50"N

Longitude: -1.3971 / 1°23'49"W

OS Eastings: 441719

OS Northings: 205593

OS Grid: SP417055

Mapcode National: GBR 7XM.FLP

Mapcode Global: VHC09.QBSQ

Entry Name: Memorial Urn Approximately 150 Metres South East of Harcourt House

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252404

Location: Stanton Harcourt, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanton Harcourt

Built-Up Area: Stanton Harcourt

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanton Harcourt

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

STANTON HARCOURT HARCOURT HOUSE
SP4105
21/320 Memorial urn approx. 150M. SE
of Harcourt House

GV II

Memorial. Late C18, for George Simon Harcourt. Limestone. Gadrooned vase-shaped
urn with leaf-carving to neck; stands on tall pedestal with moulded plinth and
entablature. Commemorates the poet William Whitehead, died 1785, with verse by
"Mr. Mason", the poet-gardener whose memorial (q.v.) lies to the NE. The urn
formerly stood under the "Whitehead Oak" at Nuneham Courtenay, whence it was
moved after the Harcourts returned to Harcourt House (q.v.) in 1948.


Listing NGR: SP4171905593

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