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Sarcophagus Monument at Reading Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Park, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4537 / 51°27'13"N

Longitude: -0.9449 / 0°56'41"W

OS Eastings: 473412

OS Northings: 173277

OS Grid: SU734732

Mapcode National: GBR QSG.TB

Mapcode Global: VHDWT.KQVF

Entry Name: Sarcophagus Monument at Reading Cemetery

Listing Date: 16 April 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096057

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490023

Location: Reading, RG1

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Reading St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

934/0/10048 LONDON ROAD


Tomb of Mary Wienholt, died 1859. Sarcophagus on tall plinth above base. Carrara marble. Crown-topped Italianate sarcophagus in the Quattrocento manner on Lion's paw feet. Projecting lower part decorated with symmetrical, wild garland of grapes and leaves. Upperside plain with floral wreaths to sides and ends. To east side, wreath encircles 'MARY'; to ends, wreath around family crest of male figure with bunch of grapes. Plinth on two-stage base with inscribed panels, that to east reads:
'Sacred to the memory of MARY WIENHOLT daughter of
John Wienholt Esquire of London and Higham Hill Essex
Born 30th October 1778 Died 9th December 1859
This monument has been erected by her nephews and nieces
As a tribute of gratitude and affection
Here rests also
Magdalena Susanna Wienholt, daughter of Frederick W. Wienholt esquire of Leighton
Removed from vault in St. Giles Church Reading She died 7 July 1889 aged 55 years'

The tomb lies in the Grade II Registered Reading Cemetery.

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

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