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IoE Number: 32856
Location: CHOLERA MONUMENT, IN THE CHURCHYARD 15 METRES SOUTH OF THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, CHURCH STREET (south side)
  PAULTON, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr David J Lewis LRPS
Date Photographed: 04 April 2007
Date listed: 02 May 1986
Date of last amendment: 02 May 1986
Grade II

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PAULTON C.P.CHURCH STREET (south side)ST 65 NW1/4Cholera monument, in the churchyardand 15 metres south of Church of theHoly Trinity

PAULTON C.P. CHURCH STREET (south side) ST 65 NW 1/4 Cholera monument, in the churchyard and 15 metres south of Church of the Holy Trinity G.V. II Memorial, boundary and marker stones. Early/mid C19. Freestone, ashlar. A square enclosure marked by dressed stones, at east stands a 0.5 metre high plain pointed stone with text: BOUNDARY/OF/CHOLERA/BURIAL/GROUND. At west stands a pediment topped, ashlar insertion in wall on which an haut relief urn surmounts a tablet with text: IN MEMORY OF/23 MEN, 23 WOMEN AND 26 CHILDREN/INTERRED WITHIN THIS ENCLOSURE/WHO FELL VICTIM TO THAT DREADFUL/SCOURGE, ASIATIC CHOLERA, WITH/ WHICH IT PLEASED THE ALMIGHTY TO/VISIT THIS PARISH FROM THE 28TH/SEPTEMBER TO THE 1OTH NOVEMBER/1832. WHEN, UNDER THE DIRECTING/ARM OF A BOUNTIFUL PROVIDENCE/BY THE SKILL AND ATTENTION OF THE/MEDICAL MEN, AND BY THE CHARITABLE/DONATIONS OF THE SURROUNDING/NEIGHBOURHOOD, IT CEASED/"AND HE STOOD BETWEEN THE LIVING AND/THE DEAD AND THE PLAGUE WAS STAYED"/RESTORED, 1966.

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