BULMERS MONUMENT IN GARDEN OF TOWN HEAD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1148565

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1990

Statutory Address: BULMERS MONUMENT IN GARDEN OF TOWN HEAD, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: BULMERS MONUMENT IN GARDEN OF TOWN HEAD, MAIN STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough (District Authority)

Parish: Westerdale

National Park: NORTH YORK MOORS

National Grid Reference: NZ6661005636

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History

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Details

NZ 60 NE WESTERDALE MAIN STREET East side

6/141 Bulmer's Monument, in garden of Town Head II



Monument, 1727 dated on east face. Hard gritstone carved in primitive style. Large square plinth. Plain stepped base and square stepped shaft with relief carving of a lifeboat on each face of the step. Stepped top, with socket for missing finial. Main shaft has round angle pilasters supporting keyed segmental arches, the panels within and beneath them inscribed in archaic spelling.

On East face: 1727 in this year it was true intent to make a lasting monument to show thy mercies ever-where abound and saves where no mankind are to be found of this having had large expieryance. This ship y Providence.

On South face: Thy saile on sea short it must be. We must be stript of all and then return to dust. And this the Charity. On North face: To many forein shores then Germany Holland France and Spain. Wreckd at lenth his frail bark. Y Faithfull.

On West face: The hopefull anchors cast is now unriggd and here ly-eth moo-rd fast. Rememb-er man. Y Hopefull.

Around the frieze: Thos. Bulmer who lived here has often crossed the main.

On the base: Tossed on Rough Seas on broken pieces of the ship until .... (the rest obscured by lichens).

Pevsner, N. Riding p.384.



Listing NGR: NZ6661005636

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Legacy System number: 328059

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 384

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