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Wooden Monument in Churchyard at Old Church of St James 10 Metres West of Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanstead Abbots, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7807 / 51°46'50"N

Longitude: 0.0272 / 0°1'37"E

OS Eastings: 539941

OS Northings: 211054

OS Grid: TL399110

Mapcode National: GBR LDD.7PJ

Mapcode Global: VHHM5.FH7S

Entry Name: Wooden Monument in Churchyard at Old Church of St James 10 Metres West of Tower

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355951

Location: Stanstead Abbots, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanstead Abbots

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

(north side)
Tarbets Hill
5/48 Wooden monument in
churchyard at Old
Church of St James
10 metres W of tower


Churchyard monument in the form of a graveboard. C18 inscription
illegible. Weathered oak timbers. A monument consisting of a
long horizontal beam with fragmentary painted inscription,
protected by a weathered capping,tennoned into a decorative
square post at each end, with pegged joints protected by cover
mouldings. Each post is moulded, waisted and cut to a tall
pyramid at the top. Interesting survival of a type of monument
once widely used.

Listing NGR: TL3994111054

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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