This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST9387 MARKET CROSS 758-1/4/246 (North side) 01/07/76 Headstone of Hannah Twynnoy approx 40 metres south of east end of Abbey Church
Headstone. Dated 1703. Inscribed to Hannah Twynnoy, a servant at the White Lion Inn (now No.8 Gloucester Street, qv) who was killed by a tiger from a travelling menagerie lodged in the back premises of the inn: IN BLOOM OF LIFE/ SHE'S SNATCHD FROM HENCE/ SHE HAD NOT ROOM/ TO MAKE DEFENCE/ FOR TYGER FIERCE/ TOOK LIFE AWAY/ AND HERE SHE LIES/ IN A BED OF CLAY/ UNTIL THE RESURRECTION DAY.
Listing NGR: ST9329387269
Copyright IoE Mr G Williams. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Williams, G
Rights Holder: Williams, G
Stuart Gravestone, Georgian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Grave Marker, Funerary Site