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Monument to Sir John Austen Member of Parliament About 10 Metres South West of Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in South Mimms, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6961 / 51°41'45"N

Longitude: -0.2331 / 0°13'59"W

OS Eastings: 522211

OS Northings: 201180

OS Grid: TL222011

Mapcode National: GBR JBC.MWM

Mapcode Global: VHGPY.XM3N

Entry Name: Monument to Sir John Austen Member of Parliament About 10 Metres South West of Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164237

Location: South Mimms, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, EN6

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Civil Parish: South Mimms

Built-Up Area: South Mimms

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: South Mymms

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 20 SW POTTERS BAR BLANCHE LANE
(East side)
South Mimms

4/185 Monument to
Sir John Austen MP
about 10 m SW of
Church of St.Giles

GV II


Large churchyard memorial to Sir John Austen MP, d.1742, and his sister
Arabella Austen, d.1714. Ashlar. 3 square stages. Moulded cornice and
base to bottom stage. Inscription on W side. Smaller 2nd stage with
cornice and 4 recessed panels; skulls and crossed bones to E, empty
cartouche to W, empty to N and S. Considerably smaller 3rd stage has 4
scrolled angle buttresses with a cornice extruded at angles over
buttresses. Surmounted by a bulbous ball finial.


Listing NGR: TL2221101180

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