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lovett Plot: H-15W-81/82
Name: Date of Birth
DD/MM/YY
Date of Death
DD/MM/YY
Lovett, Joseph
Lovett, Catherine
  May 27, 1885
May 30, 1888
compass Direction Monument Faces: Materials:
5, 1 Gray granite, polished red granite
Faces Inscribed:
5, 1
Plot Type: Family Males: 1
Condition: Good Females 1
 
Style of Monument/Gravesite:
Double-sized ground ledger with 2 red granite ledger stones
 
Site Remarks:
Curbing sinking on SE corner.
 
Inscription:
Southern ledger stone face incised facing S

JOSEPH LOVETT
DIED
MAY 27, 1885
AGED 63 YRS

Northern ledger stone face incised facing N

CATHERINE LOVETT
DIED MAY 30, 1888
AGED 65 YEARS

 
Description and Condition:
Large double-sized ground ledger (306 cm length x 245 cm length) raised 25-32 cm off ground. There are 4 corner posts of granite (20 x 18.5 x 50 cm high). The curbing (16 cm border) is damaged (separated) at NE corner and also sunken. The eastern curbing has a step and block. On the blocks inscription 'JOSEPH LOVETT' incised faded but still readable. Ledger top is filled with soil and set at southern and northern ends are 2 polished red granite ledger stones mounted on granite bases. Southern most stones grey granite base is 203 x 80 cm. Placed on top is polished red granite (183 L x 61 x 30 cm high) stone. Inscribed vertically at SE corner top is 'G Rudge' the stonemason. On upper face inscribed facing S is inscription 'JOSEPH LOVETT'. This ledger stone is angling slightly toward the N.
2nd ledger stone is opposite on N side and is identical to 1st stone except inscription is 'CATHERINE LOVETT'. No further damage evident.
 

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