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Dog's Tomb, Dropmore

A Grade II Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5654 / 51°33'55"N

Longitude: -0.6658 / 0°39'56"W

OS Eastings: 492575

OS Northings: 186017

OS Grid: SU925860

Mapcode National: GBR F7C.SL6

Mapcode Global: VHFSV.DXW9

Entry Name: Dog's Tomb, Dropmore

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44288

Location: Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL1

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Taplow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Dropmore

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 98 NW TAPLOW HEATHFIELD ROAD

3/686A Dog's Tomb, Dropmore
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- II

C19. Containing remains of Lord Grenville's dog Tippo, lone survivor of ship-
wreck and brought to Dropmore having been found wandering on a beach. Carved
stone sarcophagus with garlands and long Latin inscription now illegible and
rams' heads at corners. Pediments and acroteria at the corners, long Latin
inscription.


Listing NGR: SU9257586017

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

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