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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: CENOTAPH TO MATTHEW HENRY ON GROSVENOR STREET ROUNDABOUT

List entry Number: 1376328

Location

CENOTAPH TO MATTHEW HENRY ON GROSVENOR STREET ROUNDABOUT, NICHOLAS STREET

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: 06-Aug-1998

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 470323

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (IM)

SJ4065NW NICHOLAS STREET 595-1/5/272 Cenotaph to Matthew Henry on Grosvenor Street Roundabout

GV II

Monument. 1860. Polished granite obelisk on square base of 3 sandstone steps. The obelisk is inscribed MATTHEW HENRY VDM BORN 18TH OCTOBER 1662 DIED 22ND JUNE 1714 INTERRED IN TRINITY CHURCH IN THIS CITY. Matthew Henry, born at Broad Oak Iscoyd then in the parish of Malpas, Cheshire, but now in Clwyd was a noted divine and commentator. Ordained privately in London, he took up his ministry as a non-conformist in Chester in 1687, living in Bollands Court, White Friars until 1712. His biblical commentaries are notable. The roundabout island occupies part of the graveyard of the former churches of St Bridget and St Martin (not included). (Dictionary of National Biography).







Listing NGR: SJ4039865898

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Title: Concise Dictionary of National Biography - Date: 1939

National Grid Reference: SJ 40398 65898

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