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Monument to Morfe Family in the Churchyard About 6 Metres North of Nave North Wall of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydney, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7204 / 51°43'13"N

Longitude: -2.5324 / 2°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 363319

OS Northings: 202545

OS Grid: SO633025

Mapcode National: GBR JT.2V07

Mapcode Global: VH87J.202Y

Plus Code: 9C3VPFC9+52

Entry Name: Monument to Morfe Family in the Churchyard About 6 Metres North of Nave North Wall of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354448

Location: Lydney, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL15

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Lydney

Built-Up Area: Lydney

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Lydney St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Description

LYDNEY CHURCH ROAD
SO 60 SW
(east side)
7/99 Monument to
MORFE FAMILY
in the churchyard
c6m north of nave
north wall of the
church of St Mary
- II
Pedestal tomb. Mid C18. Sandstone. 'Tent' top to moulded edge with reserved
corners, bolstered ends, flat side panels, moulded base. North side has date
1763, south records '... son of Richard and Sarah Morfe, 21 July 1785 aged
11 days, Also daughter Ann, 1787 aged 1 year and 11 months, and George their
son 1793 aged 5 years.'
A characteristic record illuminating infant mortality in the eighteenth century.
Lies c3.5 metres north-east of the porch.


Listing NGR: SO6331902545

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