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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: MONUMENT TO U LARSING SOUTH EAST OF THACKERAY CENOTAPH IN OVERLEIGH CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1375891

Location

MONUMENT TO U LARSING SOUTH EAST OF THACKERAY CENOTAPH IN OVERLEIGH CEMETERY, OVERLEIGH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jul-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469870

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 OVERLEIGH ROAD 1932-1/8/214 (North side (off)) Monument to U Larsing SE of Thackeray Cenotaph in Overleigh Cemetery

GV II

Plinth over tomb of U Larsing Bengal missionary. 1863. Stone. The plinth is inscribed "TO U LARSING ONE OF THE FIRST FRUITS OF THE WELSH MISSIONARY SOCIETY ON THE KHASSIA HILLS, BENGAL WHERE HE LABOURED SEVERAL YEARS AS AN EVANGELIST. IN 1861 HE VISITED THIS COUNTRY AND ENDEARED HIMSELF TO THOUSANDS IN ENGLAND AND WALES : WHEN ABOUT TO RETURN TO HIS NATIVE LAND

HIS SAVIOUR CALLED HIM TO HIMSELF AND HE ENTERED TO THE JOY OF HIS LORD AT CAERGWRLE AUGUST 24 1863". On the opposite side of the plinth the inscription is in Welsh. U may be an initial, but is also a Burmese title.



Listing NGR: SJ4031865337

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40318 65337

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