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Grimston Memorial and Railed Enclosure About 25 Metres East of Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewin, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8126 / 51°48'45"N

Longitude: -0.1615 / 0°9'41"W

OS Eastings: 526835

OS Northings: 214259

OS Grid: TL268142

Mapcode National: GBR J93.80P

Mapcode Global: VHGPF.4PZV

Entry Name: Grimston Memorial and Railed Enclosure About 25 Metres East of Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 11 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 356243

Location: Tewin, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, AL6

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Tewin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Tewin

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TEWIN CHURCHFIELD ROAD
TL 21 SE
(South side)
Tewin
5/133 Grimston Memorial and
- Railed Enclosure about
25m E of Church of
St. Peter
GV II

Chest tomb. Rt Hon Lady Anne Grimston of Gorhambury, d.1717. Limestone
ashlar. Moulded plinth and capping. Gadrooned corner balusters. Fielded
panelled sides. Inscription on one long side. Arms and skull and cross
bones in relief on short sides. Inscribed capping. Spear headed railed
enclosure. Outer railings were erected in 1870 because of the number of
visitors to this tomb who came to see the trees growing out of the S
side of the tomb which were reputed to owe their existence to the last
and allegedly blasphemous words of Lady Grimston. (East Herts
Archaeological Society Transactions, vol.2 pt.2, 1903, p.165).


Listing NGR: TL2683514259

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