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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1089089
English Heritage Legacy ID: 356243
Location: Tewin, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, AL6
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
TEWIN CHURCHFIELD ROAD
TL 21 SE
5/133 Grimston Memorial and
- Railed Enclosure about
25m E of Church of
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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