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Grant and Thorne Monuments North of the Church of St Ann

A Grade II Listed Building in Wey Valley, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6312 / 50°37'52"N

Longitude: -2.4719 / 2°28'18"W

OS Eastings: 366723

OS Northings: 81386

OS Grid: SY667813

Mapcode National: GBR PX.S4JP

Mapcode Global: FRA 57QD.LTK

Entry Name: Grant and Thorne Monuments North of the Church of St Ann

Listing Date: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467836

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT3

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Wey Valley

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Radipole and Melcombe Regis

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


873-1/12/504 (North side)
Grant and Thorne monuments north of
the Church of St Ann


2 chest tombs. Early C19. Portland stone. (i) To Archibald
Grant, d.1805. Flat ledger top on second flat slab, plain
square corner pilasters containing inscription panels with
incised surround. The inscriptions in fine Roman lettering;
plain end panels, and simple base, partly sunk. The monument
partly overgrown by ivy; (ii) approx 1m SE of the preceding,
to Joseph Swafield Thorne, d.1846. Flat ledger top on second
slab with triple reeded edge, reeded corner pilasters,
inscription panels with sunk margin and inset corners with
leaf embellishment. Moulded base on platform. 2 nearly
identical monuments in a churchyard where most memorials are
simple headstones.

Listing NGR: SY6672381386

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