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Austen Memorial Approximately 7 Metres West of Northwest Corner of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Cosham, City of Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8458 / 50°50'44"N

Longitude: -1.0779 / 1°4'40"W

OS Eastings: 465012

OS Northings: 105542

OS Grid: SU650055

Mapcode National: GBR BCJ.Y0P

Mapcode Global: FRA 86MV.XHN

Entry Name: Austen Memorial Approximately 7 Metres West of Northwest Corner of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474941

Location: Portsmouth, PO6

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Cosham

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Wymering St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SU60NE MEDINA ROAD, Wymering
774-1/2/470 (North side)
Austen memorial approx 7 metres W of
NW corner of Church of St Peter & St
Paul

GV II

2 gravestones and tombs side by side. c1843 and c1849.
Refurbished 1992. Ashlar. Gravestones with surface moulded
stone tombs and footstone. On left the gravestone has
inscription "In memory of Cassandra Eliza, second daughter of
Admiral Sir Francis W Austen KCB, and Mary his wife who
departed this life the 6th May 1849 aged 35 years." Footstone
has inscription "C.E.A. 1849". Right gravestone has
inscription "Here rest the remains of Martha the wife of Vice
Admiral Sir Francis Austen K.C.B., Beloved, esteemed and
respected by all who know her. She closed a life of Christian
benevolence and practical piety deeply lamented by her
surviving relations, Jan 24th 1843 aged 72 years". Inscription
on footstone reads "M.A. 1843" Admiral Sir Francis W Austen
was the uncle of the novelist Jane Austen (1775-1817).

Listing NGR: SU6505205567

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

Description


PORTSMOUTH

SU60NE MEDINA ROAD, Wymering
774-1/2/470 (North side)
Austen memorial approx 7 metres W of
NW corner of Church of St Peter & St
Paul

GV II

2 gravestones and tombs side by side. c1843 and c1849.
Refurbished 1992. Ashlar. Gravestones with surface moulded
stone tombs and footstone. On left the gravestone has
inscription "In memory of Cassandra Eliza, second daughter of
Admiral Sir Francis W Austen KCB, and Mary his wife who
departed this life the 6th May 1849 aged 35 years." Footstone
has inscription "C.E.A. 1849". Right gravestone has
inscription "Here rest the remains of Martha the wife of Vice
Admiral Sir Francis Austen K.C.B., Beloved, esteemed and
respected by all who know her. She closed a life of Christian
benevolence and practical piety deeply lamented by her
surviving relations, Jan 24th 1843 aged 72 years". Inscription
on footstone reads "M.A. 1843" Admiral Sir Francis W Austen
was the uncle of the novelist Jane Austen (1775-1817).

Listing NGR: SU6505205567

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