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Lady Sarah Cowper Tomb in St Marys Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertford, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7909 / 51°47'27"N

Longitude: -0.1038 / 0°6'13"W

OS Eastings: 530873

OS Northings: 211949

OS Grid: TL308119

Mapcode National: GBR KBP.QJZ

Mapcode Global: VHGPN.47ZY

Plus Code: 9C3XQVRW+9F

Entry Name: Lady Sarah Cowper Tomb in St Marys Churchyard

Listing Date: 12 April 1973

Last Amended: 9 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461522

ID on this website: 101268723

Location: St Mary's Church, Hertingfordbury, East Hertfordshire, SG14

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Hertford

Built-Up Area: Hertford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Hertingfordbury

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL3011NE ST MARY'S LANE, Hertingfordbury
817-1/24/340 (East side)
12/04/73 Lady Sarah Cowper Tomb in St Mary's
(Formerly Listed as:
Cowper Monument, Churchyard of St
Mary and St John)


Sarcophagus. 1719, to Lady Sarah Cowper. Grey marble on
Portland stone stepped base sarcophagus with pedestal feet on
panelled base, coved sides with inscribed tablets, bold
cavetto and scroll moulded cornice with low pyramidal cap.
Lady Sarah Cowper, widow of William Cowper of Hertford Castle,
was mother of William, first Earl Cowper, Lord Chancellor to
George I. The tomb stands east of the east end of the church.
(Pevsner N: Buildings of England: Hertfordshire:
Harmondsworth: 1977-: 194).

Listing NGR: TL3087311949

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