MONUMENT TO PHOEBE HESSELL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1380391
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO PHOEBE HESSELL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO PHOEBE HESSELL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, DYKE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO PHOEBE HESSELL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO PHOEBE HESSELL IN CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS, DYKE STREET

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

District:
The City of Brighton and Hove (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 30771 04488

Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3004SE DYKE ROAD 577-1/39/1169 (East side) Monument to Phoebe Hessell in churchyard of the Church of St Nicholas of Myra

GV II

Includes: Monument to Phoebe Hessell in churchyard of Church of St Nicholas CHURCH STREET. Headstone and footstone to Phoebe Hessell. c1821. Stone. 13m south of the door of the south chapel. In 1728 Phoebe Smith fell in love with William Golding, a soldier. She enlisted in the Fifth Foot Regiment to remain with him, and spent 17 years in the army disguised as a man. After Golding's death, Phoebe moved to Brighton and married William Hessell in about 1769; he died in 1792 and she spent much of the rest of her life, until the age of 108, hawking fish, gingerbread and suchlike in the streets of Brighton. Recent research casts doubt on her story but the Northumberland Fusiliers believed it enough to restore the grave in the 1970s.





Listing NGR: TQ3077104488

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
480504
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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Date: 03 Jul 2007
Reference: IOE01/16592/32
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