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Memorial details

Memorial type
Board / Plaque / Tablet
District
Horsham
Town
West Grinstead
County
West Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
Non-Combat Deaths
Maker
JOHN MICHAEL RYSBRACK (Artist)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
16714

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Current location

On the south wall of the south aisle
St George's Church
Steying Road (B2135)
West Grinstead
Horsham
West Sussex
RH13 8NF
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 17087 20676
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Standing wall monument reaching from floor to ceiling. Two-dimensional pyramid background in dark grey marble with scrolled cartouche. Two life sized figures in roman dress lean on an urn and stand on a plinth. Grey marble sarcophagus bears an inscription and has an acanthus leaf moulding on the base.
Inscription
To the Memory of WILLIAM POWLETT Esqr. late of St. LEONARD'S FORREST, / who Departed this life the 2nd day of May Anno Domini 1746, aged 63 / He descended from the Ancient family of BASING, was Captain / of the Horse Grenadiers in the reign of the late King GEORGE the first / and Marryed ELIZABETH fourth Daughter of JOHN WARD Esqr. / late of CHAMPIONS in this Parish. // Here also lyeth interred the Body of the above named / ELIZABETH POWLETT, who departed this life the 14th day of June 1753 aged 66.
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Non-Combat Deaths
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: rank,year died,regiment,forename,age of death,relationships,additional
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Memorial
    Measurements: height 2500MM, width 830MM
    Materials: Marble
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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