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Chest Tomb to Dan Blake, St Dunstans Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Hounslow, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4388 / 51°26'19"N

Longitude: -0.4207 / 0°25'14"W

OS Eastings: 509865

OS Northings: 172274

OS Grid: TQ098722

Mapcode National: GBR 3W.0M6

Mapcode Global: VHFTR.N3FB

Entry Name: Chest Tomb to Dan Blake, St Dunstans Churchyard

Listing Date: 31 October 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489833

Location: Hounslow, London, TW13

County: London

District: Hounslow

Electoral Ward/Division: Feltham West

Built-Up Area: Hounslow

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Dunstan Feltham

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


787/0/10146 ST DUNSTAN'S ROAD
31-OCT-02 Lower Feltham
Chest Tomb to Dan Blake, St Dunstan's
Churchyard

GV II

Chest tomb to Daniel Blake d.1796. Portland stone. Angle pilasters enriched with vermiculated quoins. The inscription, on the south side, includes a quotation from the Book of Job: 'O that Thou wouldest hide me in the grave, that Thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, that Thou wouldest appoint me a set time and remember me' (Job XIV, 18). The chest is an elegant Neoclassical example *rather overgrown with ivy at the time of inspection), while the biblical quotation is remarkable as a reflection of Blake's concern for his own salvation.

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