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Monument to Dean Tait's Children to South of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9039 / 54°54'14"N

Longitude: -2.9344 / 2°56'3"W

OS Eastings: 340181

OS Northings: 556980

OS Grid: NY401569

Mapcode National: GBR 7CYQ.HV

Mapcode Global: WH7ZW.WZVY

Entry Name: Monument to Dean Tait's Children to South of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 11 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196966

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386683

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Stanwix Urban

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle Stanwix St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/7/99 Monument to Dean Tait's children to
south of Church of St Michael


Churchyard memorial. 1856. Calciferous sandstone ashlar and
cast-iron railings. Floret cross on broad chamfered hexagonal
plinth inscribed to 5 children of Dean Tait, who died within
weeks of each other of smallpox in 1856. Surrounded by low
rectangular kerb with speared railings. Stands on the slope of
the south ditch of Stanwix Roman Fort.
Dean Tait was a prominent Broad Churchman who became Bishop of
London (1856) and Archbishop of Canterbury (1868); died 1882.

Listing NGR: NY4018156980

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