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Church of St Catherine, Tomb of the English Poor Clares Approximately 12 Metres North West of North West Tower Angle

A Grade II Listed Building in Gosfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9346 / 51°56'4"N

Longitude: 0.5841 / 0°35'2"E

OS Eastings: 577746

OS Northings: 229386

OS Grid: TL777293

Mapcode National: GBR PH5.QGS

Mapcode Global: VHJJ5.2MNS

Plus Code: 9F32WHMM+RJ

Entry Name: Church of St Catherine, Tomb of the English Poor Clares Approximately 12 Metres North West of North West Tower Angle

Listing Date: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114665

Location: Gosfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Gosfield

Built-Up Area: Gosfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Gosfield St Catherine

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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7/153 Church of St. Catherine
Tomb of The English Poor
Clares approx. 12 metres
north west of north west
tower angle.


Tombstone. Early C19. A tall square monument approximately 5 ft. high. The
panelled stem has moulded base and top slabs and is surrounded by a pyramid
capped rectangular stone. Oval inscribed plaques to west and north faces of the
top stone read: Here lie the bodies of the Ladies of the Religious Community
established at Gravelines in Flanders under the name of the English Poor Clares
in the year 1600 driven from thence by the persecution of the French Revolution
in the year 1795 and settled in this village July 27 of the same year. Frances
Todd 1797, Ann Worsick 1797, Emelia Keith 1799, Mary Bulstrode 1799, Mary
Faulkner 1800. Inscriptions to east and south plaques not legible at time of

Listing NGR: TL7774629386

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