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CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE, TOMB OF THE ENGLISH POOR CLARES APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES NORTH WEST OF NORTH WEST TOWER ANGLE

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: CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE, TOMB OF THE ENGLISH POOR CLARES APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES NORTH WEST OF NORTH WEST TOWER ANGLE

List entry Number: 1122935

Location

CHURCH OF ST CATHERINE, TOMB OF THE ENGLISH POOR CLARES APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES NORTH WEST OF NORTH WEST TOWER ANGLE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Gosfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Oct-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114665

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History

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Details

TL 72 NE GOSFIELD CHURCH ROAD 7/153 Church of St. Catherine Tomb of The English Poor Clares approx. 12 metres north west of north west tower angle.

GV II

Tombstone. Early C19. A tall square monument approximately 5 ft. high. The panelled stem has moulded base and top slabs and is surrounded by a pyramid capped rectangular stone. Oval inscribed plaques to west and north faces of the top stone read: Here lie the bodies of the Ladies of the Religious Community established at Gravelines in Flanders under the name of the English Poor Clares in the year 1600 driven from thence by the persecution of the French Revolution in the year 1795 and settled in this village July 27 of the same year. Frances Todd 1797, Ann Worsick 1797, Emelia Keith 1799, Mary Bulstrode 1799, Mary Faulkner 1800. Inscriptions to east and south plaques not legible at time of re-survey.

Listing NGR: TL7774629386

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National Grid Reference: TL 77746 29386

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