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Stead Monument Approximately 7 Metres North of Chancel of Church of St Peter and St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Cosham, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.8459 / 50°50'45"N

Longitude: -1.0776 / 1°4'39"W

OS Eastings: 465035

OS Northings: 105558

OS Grid: SU650055

Mapcode National: GBR BCJ.Y36

Mapcode Global: FRA 86MV.XNR

Plus Code: 9C2WRWWC+9X

Entry Name: Stead Monument Approximately 7 Metres North of Chancel of Church of St Peter and St Paul

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1333425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474950

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


774-1/2/477 (North side)
Stead monument approx 7m N of
Chancel of Church of St Peter and St


Chest tomb. c1811. Ashlar. Recessed fluted pilasters at each
corner with ovolo and scotia moulded cap and scotia and forus
moulded base set on plinth with projecting base. Cornice with
vertical incised dressings and moulded and weathered top slab
set back from cornice with cavetto and beaded moulded base.
Moulded framed panel on long side facing west with inscription
which reads "Sacred to the memory of Mary Rood wife of James
Wood Stead who departed this life the 29th of January 1811
aged 49 years. Also five children of the above viz: James aged
9 years and Robert and Martha who died in their infancy. Mary
Ann Stead died 11th April 18-- aged 54". On the east side
inscription reads "Sacred to the memory of James Wood Stead
died 8th October 18--". Remainder of inscription illegible.
Plinth stonework broken at corners.

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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