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Latitude: 51.3086 / 51°18'31"N
Longitude: -0.2897 / 0°17'22"W
OS Eastings: 519310
OS Northings: 158002
OS Grid: TQ193580
Mapcode National: GBR 8B.9NQ
Mapcode Global: VHGRV.XCQN
Entry Name: Beckford Monument Approximately 8 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 24 August 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1294744
English Heritage Legacy ID: 290400
Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, KT21
District: Mole Valley
Town: Mole Valley
Electoral Ward/Division: Ashtead Park
Built-Up Area: Ashtead
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Ashtead
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
ASHTEAD ASHTEAD PARK
Beckford monument approx.
8 metres east of chancel of
Church of St Giles
Tomb chest and associated iron railings. Late C18. Commemorates Thomas
Beckford (d.1781). Sandstone ashlar. Classical style. Panelled sides and ends, with
wide vase-profile corners; inscription on south side:-
THOMAS BECKFORD Esq
Obit Aprilis 12th Anno Domini 1781
Lid headed with worn roundel which appears to contain a helm and arms;
followed by lengthy inscription commemorating various others from 1730.
(Two large longitudinal cracks in lid, and both end panels loose at time of
survey, 1988.) The whole enclosed within tall cast-iron spear-headed railings
Listing NGR: TQ1931058002
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