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Hancock Headstone Approximately 11 Metres North of Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1358 / 52°8'9"N

Longitude: -1.6654 / 1°39'55"W

OS Eastings: 422996

OS Northings: 248667

OS Grid: SP229486

Mapcode National: GBR 5NY.5RD

Mapcode Global: VHBY7.2LX1

Plus Code: 9C4W48PM+8R

Entry Name: Hancock Headstone Approximately 11 Metres North of Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 27 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482922

Location: Alderminster, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Alderminster

Built-Up Area: Alderminster

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Alderminster

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1912-1/6/187 (South West side)
Hancock headstone approx. 11m N of
Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross


Headstone to Esther Hancock, d.1720. Ashlar. Plain frame to
well-preserved inscription; shaped head has reliefs of
flowers. Verse reads: Stand still reader spend/ a teare Think
on ye dust/ that slumbers here/ And when thou readst ye/ state
if me Think on ye/ glass that runns for thee.
A well preserved example.

Listing NGR: SP2299648667

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

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