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Beckford Monument Approximately 8 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashtead, Surrey

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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

Plus Code: 9C3X8P56+F4

Entry Name: Beckford Monument Approximately 8 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290400

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, KT21

County: Surrey

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

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Listing Text

TQ 1858-1958
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:-
Obit Aprilis 12th Anno Domini 1781
Aetat 24
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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