MONUMENT TO AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1380454
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1999
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA, DYKE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA, CHURCH STREET
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT TO AMON WILDS IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA, DYKE ROAD

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 30830 04468

Details

BRIGHTON

TQ3004SE DYKE ROAD 577-1/39/1170 (East side) Monument to Amon Wilds in churchyard of the Church of St Nicholas of Myra

GV II

Includes: Monument to Amon Wilds in churchyard of Church of St Nicholas of Myra CHURCH STREET. Tomb to Amon Wilds, architect, his first wife, Sarah, and his widow, Ann. c1833. Probably designed by Amon Wilds. Stone. Approx 75m east of the east end of the church. Table-tomb surmounted by a large scrolled moulding with a shell niche flanked by paterae. The inscription for Wilds reads: "SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF/ MR AMON WILDS/ DIED SEPTEMBER 12TH 1833, AGED 71 YEARS/ A REMARKABLE INCIDENT ACCOMPANIES THE PERIOD AT WHICH THIS GENTLEMAN CAME TO SETTLE IN BRIGHTON./ THROUGH HIS ABILITIES AND TASTE, THE ORDER OF THE ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE OF BUILDINGS IN BRIGHTON/ MAY BE DATED TO HAVE CHANGED FROM ITS ANTIQUATED SIMPLICITY AND RUSTICITY; AND ITS IMPROVEMENTS/ HAVE SINCE PROGRESSIVELY INCREASED. HE WAS A MAN OF EXTENSIVE GENIUS, AND TALENT, AND IN HIS/ REPUTATION FOR UPRIGHTNESS OF CONDUCT COULD ONLY MEET ITS PARALLEL."





Listing NGR: TQ3083004468

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
480631
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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