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Donavon Monument to North of Cemetary Chapel at Marlpool Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Heanor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.008 / 53°0'28"N

Longitude: -1.3516 / 1°21'5"W

OS Eastings: 443603

OS Northings: 345830

OS Grid: SK436458

Mapcode National: GBR 7FD.F3F

Mapcode Global: WHDGH.6NMB

Entry Name: Donavon Monument to North of Cemetary Chapel at Marlpool Cemetery

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79074

Location: Heanor and Loscoe, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE75

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Heanor and Loscoe

Built-Up Area: Heanor

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Marlpool All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 44 NW, 6/31,

LOCKTON AVENUE, Heanor (south side)

Donavon Monument to north of cemetery chapel at Marlpool Cemetery


Monument. c1864, restored 1927. Stone. Approximately 8 feet high, square in
plan. Stepped plain base, monument with semi-circular headed niche to each side
flanked by clasping Ionic columns, on moulded plinth with bases of columns slightly
projecting. Above an elaborate entablature with honeysuckle decoration to frieze,
and fluted urn finial to top. Niche to south side has polished granite plaque
inscribed 'In memory of Lardner Dionysisus Donavon who died August 22 1864.
Aged 35 years. He went about doing good'. That to north records 'This monument
was erected by public subscription as a token of gratitude towards and of esteem
for Dr Donavon and in recognition of his unwearying attention and kindness towards
the suffering poor and of the faithful discharge of all his professional duties'.

Listing NGR: SK4360345830

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