Canning Tomb Approximatley 9 Metres To North West Of Tower Of Church Of St Mary

Date:
25 Sep 2004
Location:
Canning Tomb Approximatley 9 Metres To North West Of Tower Of Church Of St Mary, St Mary's Avenue, Purley On Thames, West Berkshire, Berkshire
Reference:
IOE01/12994/12
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.

SU 67 NE PURLEY St. MARY's AVENUE (north side)

3/11 Canning Tomb Approximately 9 Metres To North-west Of Tower Of Church of St. Mary

G.V. II

Chest tomb. Early Cl9. Neo-classical style. Top With 4 chamfered faces, and acroteria at corners and central urn. Fluted corners. Cast iron railed enclosure with arrow heads and shaped standards with urn finials. Inscription illegible at time of resurvey. Thomas Canning is said to have been the brother of George Canning, foreign secretary, and briefly prime minister in 1827.

Listing NGR: SU6672776063

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0870 IOE Records taken by Howard Grubb; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Howard Grubb. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Grubb, Howard

Rights Holder: Grubb, Howard

Keywords

Cast Iron, Georgian Chest Tomb, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Tomb, Funerary Site, Railings, Monument (By Form), Barrier