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Monument to Lady Delamere at Monk's Well Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitegate and Marton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2238 / 53°13'25"N

Longitude: -2.5398 / 2°32'23"W

OS Eastings: 364056

OS Northings: 369776

OS Grid: SJ640697

Mapcode National: GBR 7S.0TVJ

Mapcode Global: WH99J.Y7QD

Entry Name: Monument to Lady Delamere at Monk's Well Cottage

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57402

Location: Whitegate and Marton, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Whitegate and Marton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Whitegate St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

WINSFORD FORMER U.D. VALE ROYAL PARK
SJ 66 NW
6407 6980
4/118 Monument to Lady
Delamere at Monk's Well
Cottage.
-
- II
Monument. Dated 1852. Red sandstone ashlar. Octagonal canopy
sheltering octagonal monument. Entrance front: stepped surround with
3 central steps and flower beds to either side behind ashlar retaining
wall which has low square piers to the angles. The canopy has
diagonal buttresses to the angles with offsets. Arched doorway with
monogram and date to sprandrels. To the other sides are arched cusped
openings above low walls. String course above and parapet above that
inscribed "HER CHILDREN/ARISE UP AND CALL/HER BLESSED: HER/HUSBAND
ALSO. AND/HE PRAISETH HER/PROV: XXXI. VER. XXXVIII. Stepped roof
above of ashlar with cross at apex. Monument within has octagonal
lower body with linked coat of arms in quatrefoil opposite doorway.
String course dividing this from the upper body which has 4 diagonal
buttresses framing panel opposite doorway and to rear of this. Panel
opposite doorway has a copper plaque inscribed in Gothic lettering:
"In grateful acknowledgement/of a debt of love which can/never be
fully repaid/This memorial was raised/to Henrietta Elizabeth
Lady/Delamere, the most excellent of/Wives and the best and kindest/of
Mothers by her Husband/and her children/MDCCCLII". There is a gablet
above this and to the rear.


Listing NGR: SJ6405669776

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