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George Monument Approximately 5 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Cosham, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.8457 / 50°50'44"N

Longitude: -1.0774 / 1°4'38"W

OS Eastings: 465047

OS Northings: 105536

OS Grid: SU650055

Mapcode National: GBR BCJ.Y4K

Mapcode Global: FRA 86MV.XRF

Plus Code: 9C2WRWWF+72

Entry Name: George Monument Approximately 5 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333420

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474945

Location: Cosham, Portsmouth, PO6

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Cosham

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Wymering St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


774-1/2/473 (North side)
George monument approx 5m E of
Chancel of Church of St Peter and St


Chest tomb. c1781. Ashlar. Recessed fluted pilaster at each
corner with sloping shaft, moulded cap and base set on plinth,
lid capping with vertical incisions, weathered top slab. On
long north side is a raised oval panel with sea shell relief
at each corner. Inscription reads "To the memory of Mr James
George who died Nov. 11th 1781 aged 55 years, also Mrs Sarah
George wife of the above who died April 18th 1813 aged 74
years. Also 4 children who died in their infancy. Also Hannah
wife of James George who died 29th ---- aged -- years". Other
inscriptions illegible. This monument formerly had an iron
railed enclosure. Top stonework on south-east corner broken
away. Some ivy and vegetation growth.

Listing NGR: SU6505205567

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

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