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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 AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA

List entry Number: 1380454

Location

MONUMENT TO AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA, CHURCH STREET
MONUMENT TO AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA, DYKE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1999

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 480631

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3004SE DYKE ROAD 577-1/39/1170 (East side) Monument to Amon Wilds in churchyard of the Church of St Nicholas of Myra

GV II

Includes: Monument to Amon Wilds in churchyard of Church of St Nicholas of Myra CHURCH STREET. Tomb to Amon Wilds, architect, his first wife, Sarah, and his widow, Ann. c1833. Probably designed by Amon Wilds. Stone. Approx 75m east of the east end of the church. Table-tomb surmounted by a large scrolled moulding with a shell niche flanked by paterae. The inscription for Wilds reads: "SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ MR AMON WILDS/ DIED SEPTEMBER 12TH 1833, AGED 71 YEARS/ A REMARKABLE INCIDENT ACCOMPANIES THE PERIOD AT WHICH THIS GENTLEMAN CAME TO SETTLE IN BRIGHTON./ THROUGH HIS ABILITIES AND TASTE, THE ORDER OF THE ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE OF BUILDINGS IN BRIGHTON/ MAY BE DATED TO HAVE CHANGED FROM ITS ANTIQUATED SIMPLICITY AND RUSTICITY; AND ITS IMPROVEMENTS/ HAVE SINCE PROGRESSIVELY INCREASED. HE WAS A MAN OF EXTENSIVE GENIUS, AND TALENT, AND IN HIS/ REPUTATION FOR UPRIGHTNESS OF CONDUCT COULD ONLY MEET ITS PARALLEL."





Listing NGR: TQ3083004468

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National Grid Reference: TQ 30830 04468

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