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Memorial Urn Approximately 150 Metres South East of Harcourt House

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7475 / 51°44'50"N

Longitude: -1.3971 / 1°23'49"W

OS Eastings: 441719

OS Northings: 205593

OS Grid: SP417055

Mapcode National: GBR 7XM.FLP

Mapcode Global: VHC09.QBSQ

Plus Code: 9C3WPJW3+X5

Entry Name: Memorial Urn Approximately 150 Metres South East of Harcourt House

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252404

Location: Stanton Harcourt, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX29

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanton Harcourt

Built-Up Area: Stanton Harcourt

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Stanton Harcourt

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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21/320 Memorial urn approx. 150M. SE
of Harcourt House


Memorial. Late C18, for George Simon Harcourt. Limestone. Gadrooned vase-shaped
urn with leaf-carving to neck; stands on tall pedestal with moulded plinth and
entablature. Commemorates the poet William Whitehead, died 1785, with verse by
"Mr. Mason", the poet-gardener whose memorial (q.v.) lies to the NE. The urn
formerly stood under the "Whitehead Oak" at Nuneham Courtenay, whence it was
moved after the Harcourts returned to Harcourt House (q.v.) in 1948.

Listing NGR: SP4171905593

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