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Group of Four Memorials to the Williams Family About 15 Metres North West of North Porch of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifford, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0987 / 52°5'55"N

Longitude: -3.0941 / 3°5'38"W

OS Eastings: 325147

OS Northings: 245047

OS Grid: SO251450

Mapcode National: GBR F2.9WN8

Mapcode Global: VH77T.BJ30

Entry Name: Group of Four Memorials to the Williams Family About 15 Metres North West of North Porch of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153657

Location: Clifford, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Clifford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clifford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


2/36 Group of 4 memorials to
the Williams family about
15 metres north-west of
north porch of Church of
St Mary


Four chest tombs. Early C19. Ashlar, arranged from south (1) to north (4).
(1) Bold corner balusters, moulded cornice, bevelled top, slightly raised
inscription panel. Inscription: "Sacred/ to the Memory of/ William Williams Senr/
of Westbrook/ in this Parish/ He died May 16th 1835/ Aged 77 Years".
(2) As (1) but oval inscription panels with fluted spandrels. Inscription:
"Sacred/ to the Memory of/ Priscilla Wife of / William Williams of Westbrook/
in this parish who died Feb 12th/ 1827 aged 74 years". (3) Corner pilasters
decorated with rows of husks and paterae, moulded cornice, bevelled top,
slightly raised inscription panel: "Sacred to the Memory of/ Elizabeth/
Daughter of William Williams/ of Westbrook in this Pairsh/ by Priscilla his
Wife who died January 25th/ 1823/ aged 32 years/ [ 2 more lines ]".
(4) Bold corner balusters decorated with springs of wheat, inscription panel
framed by husks and paterae, moulded cornice, bevelled top. Inscription:
"[Sacred to the Me]mory/ [of]/ Walter Williams/ of Dorstone in this County/
Gent/ Who died 19th of April/ 1808/ aged 39 years/ [ 2 more lines]". These
are good examples of stone masonry and enhance the setting of the church;
they contribute to the group value of the other memorials in the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SO2514745047

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