Record Details

NHER Number:12267
Type of record:Monument
Name:Post medieval memorial stone

Summary

A 19th century memorial stone to Stratton Marsham, who was killed when thrown from his horse in 1838.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2164 1951
Map Sheet:TG21NW
Parish:HAINFORD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

23 February 1977. Visit.
Memorial stone.
Inscribed 'Stratton Robert John Marsham 1838.'
This marks the spot where the named gentleman was thrown from his horse and killed in jumping a ditch. Now lying on its side. Originally about 1.2m (4 feet) high and slightly tapering.
Is the top missing?
E. Rose (NAU), 3 March 1977.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • COMMEMORATIVE STONE (Post Medieval - 1838 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COMMEMORATIVE STONE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.

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