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Thomas Gould Tombstone on Grosvenor Street Roundabout

A Grade II Listed Building in Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1871 / 53°11'13"N

Longitude: -2.8933 / 2°53'35"W

OS Eastings: 340403

OS Northings: 365926

OS Grid: SJ404659

Mapcode National: GBR 79.3CNZ

Mapcode Global: WH88F.J5F1

Entry Name: Thomas Gould Tombstone on Grosvenor Street Roundabout

Listing Date: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470324

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NW NICHOLAS STREET
595-1/5/273 Thomas Gould Tombstone on Grosvenor
Street Roundabout

GV II

Tombstone. c1866. Sandstone. Shaped as casket lid, inscribed
IN MEMORY OF THOMAS GOULD LATE OF 52ND REGT. OF FOOT L.I. DIED
IN NOVEMBER 1865 AGED 72 YEARS 46 OF WHICH WERE SPENT IN THE
SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY. HE WAS PRESENT IN THE FOLLOWING
ENGAGEMENTS, VIMEIRIA, CORUNNA, CROSSING THE COE NEAR ALMEIDA,
BUSACO, PUMBAL, REDINHA, CONDEIXA, FOZ D'AVOCA, SARUGAL,
FUENTES D'ONOLE, STORMING OF CUIDAD RODRIGO AND RADASOS,
SALAMANCA, SAN MUNOS (fallen prisoner) ST MILLAN, VITTORIA,
PYRENEES, STORMING OF THE FRENCH ENTRENCHMENT AT VERA
(wounded), NIVELLE, PASSAGE OF THE NEVE, ORTHES, TARBES,
TOULOUSE AND WATERLOO. HE RECEIVED THE PENINSULA MEDAL WITH
13
CLASPS AND THE WATERLOO MEDAL. This stone is placed over him
by a few friends.

Listing NGR: SJ4040365926

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