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The Stanhope Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Horncastle, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.2087 / 53°12'31"N

Longitude: -0.1164 / 0°6'59"W

OS Eastings: 525890

OS Northings: 369618

OS Grid: TF258696

Mapcode National: GBR JSG.TMQ

Mapcode Global: WHHKJ.5LTZ

Plus Code: 9C5X6V5M+FC

Entry Name: The Stanhope Memorial

Listing Date: 25 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434291

Location: Horncastle, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN9

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Horncastle

Built-Up Area: Horncastle

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Horncastle Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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The Stanhope Memorial


Memorial to Edward Stanhope, M.P. 1894 by E. H. Lingen Barker.
Limestone ashlar, red sandstone, pink and grey streaked marble,
some copper. 3 octagonal steps lead up to memorial with moulded
octagonal plinth with 2 narrow bands of red sandstone. 8
pointed, richly cusped openings above set under crocketed gables
with large foliate stops, and supported on markble shafts with
shaft rings and moulded ashlar capitals and bases. Inside these
openings, diaper work, and alternate openings with ashlar motif:
to south, a relief of Edward Stanhope; to east, a shield with
castle and rampant lion and "Adeo et Rege" inscribed on ribbon
below; to north, another shield; to west a shield and
inscription: "Erected by public inscription in the memory of the
Right Honourable Edward Stanhope Member of Parliament for this
Divison of the County 1874-1893". 8 openwork arches above with
trefoiled, pointed heads supported on marble shafts with shaft
rings with ashlar foliate capitals and moulded bases. Moulded
band above and 8 trefoiled gables above with wrought iron
finials. Very small octagonal copper turret set above with 8
trefoil headed openings supported on shafts with tall gables
above with wrought iron finials. Tall pyramidal roof with
wrought iron finial above.

Listing NGR: TF2589069618

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