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Maud Heath's Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Bremhill, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4637 / 51°27'49"N

Longitude: -2.0402 / 2°2'24"W

OS Eastings: 397302

OS Northings: 173862

OS Grid: ST973738

Mapcode National: GBR 2SM.10Z

Mapcode Global: VHB3V.LG8R

Entry Name: Maud Heath's Monument

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316214

Location: Bremhill, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bremhill

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bremhill

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 97 SE
8/90 Maud Heath's Monument
Monument to Maud Heath, 1838, ashlar. Seated statue of Maud Heath
on high column, square, chamfered to octagonal at mid-height and
with moulded cap. Square base. Statue is crudely carved with
seated figure in supposed medieval dress and basket by her side.
On the base is inscribed 'Erected at the joint expence by Henry
Marquis of Lansdowne Lord of the Manor and Wm. L. Bowles Vicar of
the parish of Bremhill. Trustees 1838' and a verse by Bowles -
'Thou who dost pause on this aerial height
Where Maud Heath's pathway winds in shade of light
Christian wayfarer in a world of strife
Be still and ponder on the path of life.'
Spearhead iron railings around. Monument commemorates the gift in
1474 of income from property by Maud Heath for the maintenance of a
raised path from Wick Hill to Chippenham.
(K.R. Clew, Maud Heath's Causeway A brief guide 1982 - leaflet);
N. Pevsner, Wiltshire, 1975 141)

Listing NGR: ST9730273862

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