Memorial Cross Approximately 12 Metres North Of Church Of All Saints

19 Aug 1999
Memorial Cross Approximately 12 Metres North Of Church Of All Saints, Western Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 6JP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SZ09SE WESTERN ROAD, Branksome Park 958-1/6/210 (East side) Memorial cross approximately 12 metres north of Church of All Saints


Memorial cross. Dated 1909. Polished grey granite. Monument has square stepped base with shallow slopes to top surfaces. Square, stop-chamfered cross shaft. Elaborate cross head with carved shields of arms to lower section, then Chinese characters to front and back, carved in relief, framed by tabernacle which has trefoiled ogee-arched head within crocketed gablet. Across head of gablet a keel shape with carved shields of arms either end. Commemorative inscription to base to ANNE LOOMIS WIFE OF/ JH HUNT EX-COMMISSIONER OF CHINESE IMPERIAL CUSTOMS HANITOW/ DIED AT "TRINFIELD" BRANKSOME PARK/ 14 JUNE 1909 AGED 53 YEARS" and another to bottom step to her husband John Henry Hunt, who died at Trinfield March 1949 aged 100. The monument is a remarkable synthesis of Chinese and Gothic elements.

Listing NGR: SZ0599490439


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1537 IOE Records taken by Jo Parsons; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Jo Parsons. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Parsons, Jo

Rights Holder: Parsons, Jo


Granite, Victorian Cross, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative

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