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Monument Approximately 50 Metres South West of the Stoneythorpe Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Southam, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.251 / 52°15'3"N

Longitude: -1.3928 / 1°23'34"W

OS Eastings: 441549

OS Northings: 261598

OS Grid: SP415615

Mapcode National: GBR 7QF.W48

Mapcode Global: VHBXS.TP17

Entry Name: Monument Approximately 50 Metres South West of the Stoneythorpe Hotel

Listing Date: 27 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307213

Location: Southam, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Southam

Built-Up Area: Southam

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Southam St James

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP4161
13/83

SOUTHAM
WARWICK ROAD
(North side)
Monument approx. 50m. SW of The Stoneythorpe Hotel

GV
II

Monument. Late C19. Limestone on granite plinth with moulded base and cornice
surmounted by urn. Inscribed to front: 'THIS STONE/MARKS THE SITE OF
THE/DISPENSARY COTTAGE/USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE FIRST SELF SUPPORTING
OR/PROVIDENT DISPENSARY/IN THE KINGDON/ESTABLISHED HERE BY/MR. H.L. SMITH,/IN
THE YEAR 1822/UPON THE FLAN AFTERWARDS/SUCCESSFULLY/ADOPTED AT/COVENTRY,
NORTHAMPTON/AND MANY OTHER PLACES'. History: the Dispensary, which this stone
commemorates, was established in a C17/C18 thatched cottage by Dr. Henry Lilley
Smith, the founder of the former Eye and Ear Infirmary, now The Stoneythorpe
Hotel (q.v.). The stone was erected in 1889 by Rev. William Smith, son of the
Dispensary founder. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP4154961598

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