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Headstone of Hannah Twynnoy Approximately 40 Metres South of East End of Abbey Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5842 / 51°35'3"N

Longitude: -2.0982 / 2°5'53"W

OS Eastings: 393293

OS Northings: 187269

OS Grid: ST932872

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.QB3

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LF4W

Entry Name: Headstone of Hannah Twynnoy Approximately 40 Metres South of East End of Abbey Church

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460903

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Malmesbury

Built-Up Area: Malmesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


MALMESBURY

ST9387 MARKET CROSS
758-1/4/246 (North side)
01/07/76 Headstone of Hannah Twynnoy approx
40 metres south of east end of Abbey
Church

GV II

Headstone. Dated 1703. Inscribed to Hannah Twynnoy, a servant
at the White Lion Inn (now No.8 Gloucester Street, qv) who was
killed by a tiger from a travelling menagerie lodged in the
back premises of the inn: IN BLOOM OF LIFE/ SHE'S SNATCHD FROM
HENCE/ SHE HAD NOT ROOM/ TO MAKE DEFENCE/ FOR TYGER FIERCE/
TOOK LIFE AWAY/ AND HERE SHE LIES/ IN A BED OF CLAY/ UNTIL THE
RESURRECTION DAY.



Listing NGR: ST9329387269

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