MONUMENT TO LADY DELAMERE AT MONK'S WELL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1139182
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO LADY DELAMERE AT MONK'S WELL COTTAGE, VALE ROYAL PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO LADY DELAMERE AT MONK'S WELL COTTAGE, VALE ROYAL PARK

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Whitegate and Marton
National Grid Reference:
SJ 64056 69776

Details

WINSFORD FORMER U.D. VALE ROYAL PARK SJ 66 NW 6407 6980 4/118 Monument to Lady Delamere at Monk's Well Cottage. - - II Monument. Dated 1852. Red sandstone ashlar. Octagonal canopy sheltering octagonal monument. Entrance front: stepped surround with 3 central steps and flower beds to either side behind ashlar retaining wall which has low square piers to the angles. The canopy has diagonal buttresses to the angles with offsets. Arched doorway with monogram and date to sprandrels. To the other sides are arched cusped openings above low walls. String course above and parapet above that inscribed "HER CHILDREN/ARISE UP AND CALL/HER BLESSED: HER/HUSBAND ALSO. AND/HE PRAISETH HER/PROV: XXXI. VER. XXXVIII. Stepped roof above of ashlar with cross at apex. Monument within has octagonal lower body with linked coat of arms in quatrefoil opposite doorway. String course dividing this from the upper body which has 4 diagonal buttresses framing panel opposite doorway and to rear of this. Panel opposite doorway has a copper plaque inscribed in Gothic lettering: "In grateful acknowledgement/of a debt of love which can/never be fully repaid/This memorial was raised/to Henrietta Elizabeth Lady/Delamere, the most excellent of/Wives and the best and kindest/of Mothers by her Husband/and her children/MDCCCLII". There is a gablet above this and to the rear.

Listing NGR: SJ6405669776

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
57402
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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