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HOARE MONUMENT IN THE CHURCHYARD ABOUT 13 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST PETER

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: HOARE MONUMENT IN THE CHURCHYARD ABOUT 13 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST PETER

List entry Number: 1131095

Location

HOARE MONUMENT IN THE CHURCHYARD ABOUT 13 METRES SOUTH EAST OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF ST PETER, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stourton with Gasper

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321242

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

STOURTON WITH GASPER HIGH STREET ST 73 SE (south side) 6/136 Hoare monument in the churchyard about 13 metres south east of chancel of Church of St Peter GV II Chest tomb in mausoleum. Dated 1819 on inscription, to Richard Colt Hoare died 1838. Limestone ashlar mausoleum in Gothic style with diagonal buttresses, Tudor-arched openings on north, east and west sides, blind arch to south, cornice to parapet with pierced cusped triangles and corner pinnacles, three heraldic shields on north side over door. Roof removed. Interior south wall has bronze plaque with names of members of Hoare family and restored carved spread eagle, their crest; against this wall is small marble chest tomb with antifixae and weathered top, Latin inscription to Ricardus (sic) Colt Hoare died 1838. The chest tomb was ordered from Florence 1819. Colt Hoare was an important Wiltshire antiquarian, published a History of Wiltshire in five volumes, 1822-1837, he also extended Stourhead House (q.v.). (K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7766533942

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Woodbridge, K , The Stourhead Landscape, (1982)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

National Grid Reference: ST 77665 33951

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