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© Mr Giles Turner

IoE Number: 472426
Photographer: Mr Giles Turner
Date Photographed: 18 February 2007
Date listed: 23 January 1952
Date of last amendment: 23 January 1952
Grade II

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GLOUCESTERSO8218NEST MARY'S SQUARE844-1/7/325(West side)

GLOUCESTER SO8218NE ST MARY'S SQUARE 844-1/7/325 (West side) 23/01/52 Bishop Hooper's Monument GV II Monument commemorating Bishop Hooper on the site where the bishop was burnt at the stake in 1555. 1861-63. By Medland and Maberley. Ashlar. A "tabernacle" canopy, in a Decorated Gothic style, containing a slightly larger than life size statue of the bishop by Edward W Thornhill of Dublin. Paid for by public subscription. EXTERIOR: square base, with moulded plinth and weathered top, rising from the base at each corner buttressed piers, crowned by pinnacles at each corner and on each side between the piers an open, foiled arch and gablet; all crowned by a tall, crocketed spire with finial; within the canopy on an arcaded base the standing statue of the bishop facing east.

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