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Maud Heath's Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Langley Burrell Without, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4811 / 51°28'51"N

Longitude: -2.0779 / 2°4'40"W

OS Eastings: 394686

OS Northings: 175797

OS Grid: ST946757

Mapcode National: GBR 2SC.3GR

Mapcode Global: VH96C.X1VD

Entry Name: Maud Heath's Monument

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315976

Location: Langley Burrell Without, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Langley Burrell Without

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Tytherton Kellaways

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


8/163 Maud Heath's Monument



Monument, dated 1698 to Maud Heath died 1474, ashlar pillar on
pedestal base. Cornice cap and large top piece with sundials on
three faces and ball finial. About 3m high, pillar has arched-
headed sunk panels with pendant keystones and carved spandrels on
three faces, the west side panel inscribed 'Chippenham Clift', the
east 'Wick Hill' and the front with 'To the memory of the worthy
Maud Heath of Langly Burrell Widow who in the year of Grace 1474
for the good of travellers did in Charity bestow in Lands and
houses about Eight pounds a year for ever to be laid out on the
Highways and Causey leading from Wick Hill to Chipenham Clift.
This piller was set up by the feoffees in 1698. Injure me not.'
The sundials have inscriptions in Latin above and English below.
Scheduled Ancient Monument Wiltshire 245.

Listing NGR: ST9468675797

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