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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHEST TOMB APPROXIMATELY 31 METRES NORTH OF VESTRY DOOR OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1268784

Location

CHEST TOMB APPROXIMATELY 31 METRES NORTH OF VESTRY DOOR OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, QUEENS ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HertfordshireEast HertfordshireDistrict AuthorityHertford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1996

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 461457

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

HERTFORD

TL3212NE QUEEN'S ROAD 817-1/17/177 (East side) Chest tomb approx 31m north of vestry door of Church of All Saints

GV II

Chest tomb. 1774. White Portland stone with black marble slab. Elaborate chest tomb in mid C18 style. Deep black marble slab with bold bolection moulded edge, raised fielded panels on 4 sides, flanked by Tuscan brick capitals and pilasters, with raised carved putti heads, basket mouldings, and scotia moulded bases, heavy cyma recta and quadrant moulded base and plinth. Raised surround, formerly enclosed by iron palisade railings. Incised top slab in memory of John Benson (d.1774 aet 14), Sarah Benson (d.1776 age 12), Mary Benson (d.1778 aet 50), John William Benson (d.1801 aet 70), panels inscribed to other family members to 1864, panel on north side records that stone to be maintained in perpetuity by Trustees of Green Coat School. Slab to vault laid 1850 by permission of Vicar. (Turnor L: History of Hertford: Hertford: 1830-: 216-7).

Listing NGR: TL3280712505

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Turnor, L , History of Hertford, (1830), 216-217

National Grid Reference: TL 32807 12505

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