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Richard Payne Knight Monument About 10 Yards North East of North East Corner of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinsop and Wormsley, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1256 / 52°7'32"N

Longitude: -2.8375 / 2°50'14"W

OS Eastings: 342762

OS Northings: 247802

OS Grid: SO427478

Mapcode National: GBR FF.86SC

Mapcode Global: VH77R.RTSX

Entry Name: Richard Payne Knight Monument About 10 Yards North East of North East Corner of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149760

Location: Brinsop and Wormsley, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Brinsop and Wormsley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Brinsop with Wormsley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

WORMSLEY CP

SO 44 NW
4/79

Richard Payne Knight
monument about 10 yards
north-east of north-east
corner of the Church
of St Mary

GV
II

Chest tomb. Dated 1824. Limestone with large prominent fossils and finer
grained end and side panels. Austere Neo-Classical style. High base on
chamfered plinth supports chest tomb with recessed margins to side and end
panels. Low hipped capping. Inscription in incised lettering on east side:

RICARDO PAYNE KNIGHT
PER PLVRIMOS ANNOS SENATORII ORDINIS
MAGNAVI INGENII ET SINGVLARI INDUVSTRIA PRAEDITO
OVI E FONTIBUS FERE RECONDITIS GRAECAS LITERAS HAVSIT
NON TAMEN HIS TOTVM SE DEDIT QVIPPE IN SYLVIS
ET CONVALLIBVS CVRVQUE FLVMINVM CONTEMPLANDO
MVLTVM STVDII QVO VALDE DELECTABATVR PENEBAT
INTER AMICOS AVTORITATE GRAVIS ERVDITOS IN SERMONE FAMILIARI
PRIMAS TENVIT OVEM LEPORE ORNABAT ET LITERIS EXAVISITIS
DE REPVBLICA BENE MERITVS
SIQVIDEM PRETIOSA QVE SCIENTER COMPARAVERAT
ANTIQVAE ARTIS EXEMPLA IN MUSEO BRITANNICO COLLOCARI
TESTAMENTO SVO CURAVIT
MORT: OB: ANN: AETAT: LXXIV: AS: MDCCCXXIV
BENEFICO ADMODVM ET LIBERALI VIRO
EIDEM FRATRI OPTIMO FRATER AMANTISSIMUS
MONVMENTUM HOC PONI INSCRIBIQVE VOLVIT

(BoE, p 326).


Listing NGR: SO4276247802

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