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Latitude: 50.6981 / 50°41'53"N
Longitude: -1.2932 / 1°17'35"W
OS Eastings: 450014
OS Northings: 88956
OS Grid: SZ500889
Mapcode National: GBR 8BJ.3W4
Mapcode Global: FRA 8757.J01
Entry Name: Valentine Gray Monument
Listing Date: 7 August 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088078
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489664
Location: Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30
County: Isle of Wight
Civil Parish: Newport
Built-Up Area: Newport
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight
Church of England Parish: Newport St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
596/0/10011 CHURCH LITTEN
07-AUG-02 Valentine Gray Monument
Monument. Erected 1822. Portland stone. Small monument with a square pedestal with inscribed panelled sides and a short obelisk on top with an urn finial. Inscriptions:- To the Memory of Valentine Gray The Little Sweep Interred January the 5th AD 1822 In the 10th Year of His Age. In Testimony of The General Feeling for suffering Innocence. This Monument Is errected By Public Subscription.
NOTE: Erected by public subscription in 1822 in memory of Valentine Gray, the boy chimney sweep who died as a result of ill treatment by his employer Benjamin Davis.
A good example of a small late Georgian public monument.
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