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Bishop Hooper's Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8682 / 51°52'5"N

Longitude: -2.2485 / 2°14'54"W

OS Eastings: 382988

OS Northings: 218880

OS Grid: SO829188

Mapcode National: GBR 1KZ.VRJ

Mapcode Global: VH94B.Z95N

Plus Code: 9C3VVQ92+7J

Entry Name: Bishop Hooper's Monument

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245667

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472426

Location: Westgate, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hempsted with Gloucester, Saint Mary de Lode and Saint Mary de Crypt

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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ST MARY'S SQUARE (West side)
Bishop Hooper's Monument
Monument commemorating Bishop Hooper on the site where the bishop was burnt at the stake in 1555. 1861-63. By Medland and Maberley. Ashlar. A "tabernacle" canopy, in a Decorated Gothic style, containing a slightly larger than life size statue of the bishop by Edward W Thornhill of Dublin. Paid for by public subscription.
EXTERIOR: square base, with moulded plinth and weathered top, rising from the base at each corner buttressed piers, crowned by pinnacles at each corner and on each side between the piers an open, foiled arch and gablet; all crowned by a tall, crocketed spire with finial; within the canopy on an arcaded base the standing statue of the bishop facing east.

Listing NGR: SO8298818880

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