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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RICHARD PAYNE KNIGHT MONUMENT ABOUT 10 YARDS NORTH EAST OF NORTH EAST CORNER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY

List Entry Number: 1157366

Location

RICHARD PAYNE KNIGHT MONUMENT ABOUT 10 YARDS NORTH EAST OF NORTH EAST CORNER OF THE CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: 
District: County of Herefordshire
District Type: Unitary Authority
Parish: Brinsop and Wormsley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 149760


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List Entry Description

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History

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Details

WORMSLEY CP

SO 44 NW 4/79

Richard Payne Knight monument about 10 yards north-east of north-east corner of the Church of St Mary

GV II

Chest tomb. Dated 1824. Limestone with large prominent fossils and finer grained end and side panels. Austere Neo-Classical style. High base on chamfered plinth supports chest tomb with recessed margins to side and end panels. Low hipped capping. Inscription in incised lettering on east side:

RICARDO PAYNE KNIGHT PER PLVRIMOS ANNOS SENATORII ORDINIS MAGNAVI INGENII ET SINGVLARI INDUVSTRIA PRAEDITO OVI E FONTIBUS FERE RECONDITIS GRAECAS LITERAS HAVSIT NON TAMEN HIS TOTVM SE DEDIT QVIPPE IN SYLVIS ET CONVALLIBVS CVRVQUE FLVMINVM CONTEMPLANDO MVLTVM STVDII QVO VALDE DELECTABATVR PENEBAT INTER AMICOS AVTORITATE GRAVIS ERVDITOS IN SERMONE FAMILIARI PRIMAS TENVIT OVEM LEPORE ORNABAT ET LITERIS EXAVISITIS DE REPVBLICA BENE MERITVS SIQVIDEM PRETIOSA QVE SCIENTER COMPARAVERAT ANTIQVAE ARTIS EXEMPLA IN MUSEO BRITANNICO COLLOCARI TESTAMENTO SVO CURAVIT MORT: OB: ANN: AETAT: LXXIV: AS: MDCCCXXIV BENEFICO ADMODVM ET LIBERALI VIRO EIDEM FRATRI OPTIMO FRATER AMANTISSIMUS MONVMENTUM HOC PONI INSCRIBIQVE VOLVIT

(BoE, p 326).

Listing NGR: SO4276247802


Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 326

Map

National Grid Reference: SO4276247802


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