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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: GROUP OF 6 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 41 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH TOWER OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1268788

Location

GROUP OF 6 HEADSTONES APPROXIMATELY 41 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHURCH TOWER 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: 461461

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History

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Details

HERTFORD

TL3212SE QUEEN'S ROAD 817-1/20/179 (East side) Group of 6 headstones approx 41m SE of church tower of Church of All Saints

GV II

Group of 6 headstones. Late C18 and early C19. Carved Portland stone. Variants of the same design, each with a head with a border of carved Rococo scrollwork, with a central segmental arched top, with raised urns and swags. Square lower panels, with raised border to circular and oval inner panels, spandrels with raised Adam style fans and carved raised putti heads. The stones commemorate members of the Cherry family between 1785 and 1826, and include Benjamin Cherry (d.1785 aet 74), Alderman and 4 times mayor of Hertford, Sarah Cherry (d.1810 aet 75), Benjamin Cherry (1765-1871), Town Clerk of Hertford, John Cherry (d.1826 aet 52), Mary Cherry, and Louisa Sarah Ann Cherry (daughter of John and Mary, d.1825 aet 22). Incised inscriptions worn, but recorded in Turnor (1830). A fine group of headstones from the same, unknown monumental mason. (Turnor L: History of Hertford: Hertford: 1830-: 231-1).



Listing NGR: TL3282712410

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Turnor, L , History of Hertford, (1830), 231

National Grid Reference: TL 32827 12410

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