Gibson Mausoleum In St Nicholas' Churchyard

Date:
13 Jun 2000
Location:
Gibson Mausoleum In St Nicholas' Churchyard, St Nicholas Road, Sutton, Greater London
Reference:
IOE01/00053/25
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST NICHOLAS ROAD 1.

4430 Gibson Mausoleum in St Nicholas' Churchyard TQ 2564 16/167 II 2.

Erected 1777 to contain the remains of James Gibson and his family. One storey, painted stone. Moulded skirting to plinth, and moulded cornice rail above. Vermiculated angle quoins, and round-arched entrance with "Gibbs" surround. Partly fluted eaves cornice, pyramidal stone roof with "Adam" vase surmounting. Inscription on east wall.

GENERAL NOTE: In the churchyard are several old gravestones of interest. These include 2 inscribed C17 slab stones almost against the north aisle wall, and, parallel to chancel window an early C19 monument to a blacksmith with an inscribed verse (for latter, see Marshall, "History of Cheam and Sutton", p 88). There is also said to be a gravestone with an inscription including a reference to Mrs Elizabeth Pistor, died 1690, and 2 of her children "who dyed young in the Great Sickness AD 1665" (see W G Bell "Great Plague in London" (1924), p 284, where author says he knows of no other inscription of this kind); this gravestone formerly under a thorn tree in line with west door of the church but not now visible.

Listing NGR: TQ2572664145

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Philpott_Patricia IOE Records for Philpott, Patricia; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Miss Patricia Philpott. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Philpott, Patricia

Rights Holder: Philpott, Patricia

Keywords

Stone, Georgian Mausoleum, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Funerary Site