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Chest Tomb of Admiral Russell Approximately 18 Metres East of Parish Church of Canford Magna

A Grade II Listed Building in Merley,

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Latitude: 50.7888 / 50°47'19"N

Longitude: -1.9556 / 1°57'20"W

OS Eastings: 403224

OS Northings: 98809

OS Grid: SZ032988

Mapcode National: GBR 435.JDG

Mapcode Global: FRA 67S0.9XZ

Plus Code: 9C2WQ2QV+GQ

Entry Name: Chest Tomb of Admiral Russell Approximately 18 Metres East of Parish Church of Canford Magna

Listing Date: 13 September 1995

Last Amended: 29 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412438

Location: Bearwood and Merley, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, BH21

Built-Up Area: Merley

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Canford Magna

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

Tagged with: Chest tomb

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Listing Text


SZ0398 CANFORD MAGNA, Canford Magna
958-1/9/227 (East side)
Chest tomb of Admiral Russell
approximately 18 metres east of
Parish Church of Canford Magna


Chest tomb. Dated 1821. Commemorates Admiral Russell, former
Commander of the North Sea Fleet. Limestone ashlar with iron
railings. A wide base with moulded plinth and top, and
railings all round with corner finials; inside, a rectangular
plinth with panelled sides and sunken ovals to the ends,
inscription, and an urn with swag on top.

Listing NGR: SZ0322498809

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