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Memorial to John Mowlem in the Town Cemetry

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6104 / 50°36'37"N

Longitude: -1.9638 / 1°57'49"W

OS Eastings: 402660

OS Northings: 78970

OS Grid: SZ026789

Mapcode National: GBR 459.NB6

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.6SL

Entry Name: Memorial to John Mowlem in the Town Cemetry

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108255

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

Memorial to John Mowlem in the
Town Cemetery
SZ 0278 NE 5/129

Granite memorial, on a square base of rock-faced ashlar, surmounted by a square spire
set on 4 steps. Inscriptions on the 4 faces are:- 1. John Mowlem, March 8, 1868,
aged 79 years; 2. John Mowlem; 3. Susannah his wife, November 11, 1849, aged 61 years;
4. John Mowlem's Vault. Below this is inscribed:- "H Bisson, Vale, Guernsey". Listed
for its historic interest. Note: The Cemetery, now closed, contains a large number
of C19 headstones, mostly of Portland Stone.

Listing NGR: SZ0266078970

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