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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
Entry Name: Hancock Headstone Approximately 11 Metres North of Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross
Listing Date: 27 April 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382538
English Heritage Legacy ID: 482922
Location: Alderminster, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37
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
SP24NW SHIPSTON ROAD (A 3400)
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
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