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3 Tombstones in Churchyard 12 Metres to North of Church Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7908 / 51°47'26"N

Longitude: -0.5101 / 0°30'36"W

OS Eastings: 502858

OS Northings: 211283

OS Grid: TL028112

Mapcode National: GBR G65.PVX

Mapcode Global: VHFRZ.38Q1

Entry Name: 3 Tombstones in Churchyard 12 Metres to North of Church Tower

Listing Date: 19 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157881

Location: Great Gaddesden, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP1

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Great Gaddesden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Gaddesden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

GREAT GADDESDEN GREAT GADDESDEN
TL 01 SW
(North side)
3/102 3 tombstones in
- churchyard 12m to
North of church tower

GV II

3 tombstones:- ...... Wells 1760, John Wells of St. Margaret Gent 1740,
Thomas Meadows 1748. White freestone. A little more than one metre tall,
the first two are of similar pattern with an ornate baroque carved panel
topping the inscribed plain slab. Particularly fine letter-cutting to
John Wells' slab. This has overlapping assymetrical winged cherubs'
heads looking inwards above acanthus sprays within a vigorously carved
frame of scrolls and counter-scrolls. The 1760 slab is similar but the 2
cherubs' heads are symmetrical and facing outwards. The Meadows slab is
simpler with a narrow carved panel at the head. This has a cherub's head
in a lunette with scrolls'to each end.


Listing NGR: TL0285811283

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