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Grigg and Swale Monument, Approximately 26 Metres West of Northwest Corner of St Andrews Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Portsmouth, Portsmouth

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8479 / 50°50'52"N

Longitude: -1.0277 / 1°1'39"W

OS Eastings: 468543

OS Northings: 105820

OS Grid: SU685058

Mapcode National: GBR BCL.QZN

Mapcode Global: FRA 86QV.RFJ

Plus Code: 9C2WRXXC+4W

Entry Name: Grigg and Swale Monument, Approximately 26 Metres West of Northwest Corner of St Andrews Church

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474732

Location: Portsmouth, PO6

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Drayton and Farlington

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Farlington St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SU60NE HAVANT ROAD, Farlington
774-1/2/171 (North side)
Grigg & Swale Monument, approx 26m W
of NW corner of St Andrew's Church

GV II

Chest tomb. c1793. Ashlar. Podium with splayed sides, moulded
cap and base set on stone balls off plinth, weathered top slab
set behind lid. Each side of die has a panel with shell motif
at each corner. Long east facing side has inscription "Sacred
to memory of Mrs Elizabeth Ann Griff, the wife of James Grigg
Esq of Purbrook who departed this life on the 17th day of July
1793 aged 36 years. Also to the memory of the above named
James Grigg who departed this life on the 16th day of June
1821 aged 70 years". Long west facing side has inscription
"Sacred to the memory of Louisa Swale, widow of Colin Richard
Swale RM and daughter of the late James Grigg Esq of Purbrook
Hants. Born May 1799, Died February 6th 1885." End of tomb
facing south has inscription "In memory of Anne Swale, second
daughter of the late ---- Richard Swale and granddaughter of
the late James Grigg esq. Born the 6th May 1827, and died 25th
January 1881. End of tomb facing north has inscription "Sacred
to the memory of Major Henry Swale R.M. son of the late Colin
Richard Swale and grandson of the late James Grigg Esq, who
died December 20th 18-- aged 42 years."


Listing NGR: SU6862005851

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