THE TOMB OF CHRISTIAN AND HENRY NEALE D. 1675 AND ELIZA DUTTON D. 1687 IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST DUNSTANS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1382351
Date first listed:
27-Jul-2000
Statutory Address:
THE TOMB OF CHRISTIAN AND HENRY NEALE D. 1675 AND ELIZA DUTTON D. 1687 IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST DUNSTANS, CHURCH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TOMB OF CHRISTIAN AND HENRY NEALE D. 1675 AND ELIZA DUTTON D. 1687 IN CHURCHYARD OF THE CHURCH OF ST DUNSTANS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Sutton (London Borough)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
TQ 24285 63883

Details



TQ2463NW 795/29/10008 27-JUL-00

CHURCH ROAD (east, off) Cheam The tomb of Christian and Henry Neale d. 1675 and Eliza Dutton d. 1687 in Churchyard of the Church of St Dunstans

GV II

Churchyard monument. Chest tomb to Christian and Henry Neale, d.1675 and Eliza Dutton d. 1687. Portland stone chest with Pennant stone ledger. Stone chest with squat fielded pilasters, supporting Pennant stone moulded ledger with inscription. Monument also commemorates her husband Henry (d.1675) and their daughter Eliza Dutton 'who was murdered ye 13 of July 1687 by her Neighbour indeavouring to make peace between him & his wife aged 53 years'. Epitaph reads:

Here lies best of wives of mothers & of friend Whose soul to (sic) good for earth in heaven attend With joy and comfort till the day of doome When all her virtuous deeds shall thither come To save her neighbours she has spilt her blood And like her saviour died for doing good May that curst hand forget itself to feed That made its benefator thus to bleed.

An early example of outdoor chest tomb, and with legible epitaph Catalogue No 14

Daniel Lysons, Environs of London I (1796) 146 Roger Bowdler, St.Dunstan's Church, Cheam. L.B. Sutton, HART Reports and Papers 20.



Legacy

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Legacy System number:
482735
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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