TWO HEADSTONES TO BENJAMIN AND ELIZABETH JESTY. 12 M NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305027
Date first listed:
13-Dec-1984
Statutory Address:
TWO HEADSTONES TO BENJAMIN AND ELIZABETH JESTY. 12 M NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

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Location

Statutory Address:
TWO HEADSTONES TO BENJAMIN AND ELIZABETH JESTY. 12 M NORTH OF CHURCH OF SAINT NICHOLAS

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Purbeck (District Authority)
Parish:
Worth Matravers
National Grid Reference:
SY 97273 77459

Details

SY 9777 WORTH MATRAVERS WORTH MATRAVERS VILLAGE

9/125 Two headstones in churchyard, to Benjamin and Elizabeth Jesty. 12 m north of Church of Saint Nicholas

- II

Two headstones. One to Benjamin Jesty, died 1816, the other to his wife Elizabeth, died 1824 - the latter with carvings of cherubs . Headstone to Benjamin Jesty inscribed "The first person known that introduced the Cow Pox by innoculation" (ie pre-dating the work of Edward Jenner). Included primarily for historic interest.

Listing NGR: SY9727477454

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
109142
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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