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Monument, Approximately 7 Metres North East of North East Corner of North Vestry,church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodham Mortimer, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7162 / 51°42'58"N

Longitude: 0.6376 / 0°38'15"E

OS Eastings: 582299

OS Northings: 205237

OS Grid: TL822052

Mapcode National: GBR QM9.60X

Mapcode Global: VHJKC.04D5

Entry Name: Monument, Approximately 7 Metres North East of North East Corner of North Vestry,church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 14 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119133

Location: Woodham Mortimer, Maldon, Essex, CM9

County: Essex

District: Maldon

Civil Parish: Woodham Mortimer

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Woodham Mortimer with Hazeleigh

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


3/145 Monument, approx. 7
metres north east of
north east corner of
north vestry, Church of
St. Margaret


Table tomb. Circa 1683. Stone. Moulded base and top slabs. 2 side panels to
north an south faces, the central pilaster moulded, end pilasters carved with
skulls, hour glasses, picks and shovels. Coat of arms to west end. The long
inscription begins, "These verses were found, made written and ordered by Doctor
Peter Chamberlen here entered for his epitaph", relates matters of family and
the reigns of Monarchs during his life 8 May 1601-22 December 1683. Dr.
Chamberlen lived at Woodham Mortimer Hall, he inherited his family's secret of
short midwifery forceps, in 1818 several midwifery instruments were found in an
old chest in Hall.

Listing NGR: TL8229905237

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