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Healing Monument Approximately 3 Metres North of North Wall of Abbey House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.99 / 51°59'23"N

Longitude: -2.1616 / 2°9'41"W

OS Eastings: 388997

OS Northings: 232401

OS Grid: SO889324

Mapcode National: GBR 1JR.69X

Mapcode Global: VH93T.H72V

Entry Name: Healing Monument Approximately 3 Metres North of North Wall of Abbey House

Listing Date: 25 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376573

Location: Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Tewkesbury

Built-Up Area: Tewkesbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tewkesbury St Mary the Virgin (Tewkesbury Abbey)

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


TEWKESBURY

SO8932 ABBEY CHURCHYARD, Abbey Precincts
859-1/6/364 Healing monument approximately 3
metres north of north wall of Abbey
House

GV II

Chest tomb. 1848. Sandstone. A lofty tomb with flat pyramidal
capping on ledger with moulded edges, raised inscription
panels, and inset ends to cornice and base moulds, all on
cyma-mould base and platform, formerly railed. The N side
inscription includes SAMUEL, son of Samuel and Mary HEALING,
d.1848, aged 19, and Mary HEALING, d.1862. Various later
inscriptions, including date as late as 1916. The panel to the
E is very badly weathered. The Healing family were important
industrialists in the C19, and Healings Mill is still a major
employer in Tewkesbury.


Listing NGR: SO8899732401

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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