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Sarah Need Ireland Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 1 Metre South of John Ireland Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Forthampton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9912 / 51°59'28"N

Longitude: -2.2071 / 2°12'25"W

OS Eastings: 385872

OS Northings: 232542

OS Grid: SO858325

Mapcode National: GBR 1JP.0TY

Mapcode Global: VH93S.P6JX

Entry Name: Sarah Need Ireland Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 1 Metre South of John Ireland Monument

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134175

Location: Forthampton, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Forthampton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Forthampton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


7/55 Sarah Need Ireland monument in
the churchyard of the Church of
St. Mary clm south of John Ireland


Chest tomb to Sarah Need Ireland, died 1848 and other members of
the Need Ireland family. Sandstone tomb on rectangular base
itself on stepped base partly of brick. Tomb in form of
sarcophagus on ball feet. Raised, oval inscription plaque on
south side to Sarah, wife of George Need Ireland with swag over.
Similar inscription plaque on north side with palm leaf decoration
above. Woman weeping over urn at east end. Palm tree shading
fluted column covered in drape at west end. Capital of column
lies broken off beneath tree. Inscription to Caroline Need
Ireland relict of George Need Ireland on rectangular base below
tomb. Upper part of stepped base incorporates ledger to Sarah
Ellis of Mitre Farm, died 1844.

Listing NGR: SO8587232542

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