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Monument to Thomas Procter

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Church Square
Town:Rye
Parish:Rye
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN31 7HF
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Object setting:Inside building
and in:Religious
Access is:Public
Location note:Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, affixed to the south wall of the north transept
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:86
Grid reference:G3
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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General Information

Commissioned by: Eliza Jenner, daughter of Thomas Procter
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Procter family
Inscription:Incised painted letters inside the arch:

In Memory
OF Thomas Procter gent.
eldest fon Of Nathaniel Procter Esq who died II
fept. Mdcccfl aged lf beloved and regretted by all

OF Charlotte his wife only daughter of
Benjamin Cooper gent who died IIOct
Mdcccffvlll aged fl

ALSO OF Charlotte and Sarah
Anne their daughters who died in
infancy

AND OF James their only fon
who died IIMarch Mdcccfl aged flflf

In Token of her Affection
their surviving daughter Eliza
wife of Thomas Jenner gent has
erected this
MEMORIAL

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Classification

Categories:Funerary, Commemorative, Sculptural
Object type1:Sculpture
Object type2:Marker
     Object subtype1:Commemorative stone
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Group

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Object Parts

Part 1:Stepped (3) base
     Material:None
     Height (cm):40
     Width (cm):165
     Depth (cm):55
Part 2:Monument
     Material:None
     Height (cm):300
     Width (cm):105
     Depth (cm):37

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Fair
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Broken or missing parts
     Condition 2: Cracks, splits, breaks, holes
     More details:Finial broken at the top of the monument. Small chips and general corrosion all over monument. Tower on the left hand buttress missing. Head broken off figure at lower part of the monument.
Date of on-site inspection:09/05/2008

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History

History:Thomas Procter was Town Clerk of Rye, son of Nathaniel Procter who had been Mayor of Rye.

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References

Source 1 :
     Title:'The History and Antiquities of the Ancient Town and Port of Rye in the County of Sussex.'
     Type:Book
     Author:Holloway, William.
     Publisher:John Russell Smith. London.


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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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