East Sussex Church Monuments - 1530 to 1830 - Archive of Photographs
by Professor Nigel Llewellyn

(47) BUXTED, St. Margaret the Queen


47G Mural monument for George MEDLEY, d. 1796, and his widow's parents

-  South chapel, South wall, centre, above head height.

-  127(W) x 175(H)~Very good; colour.

-  Above, in semi-relief against a brown marble base, a draped female mourns at an urn; below, M.I. (18 lines), including rhyming verse, on a panel with cornice and base mouldings; decorated panels to sides; below, brackets decorative with acanthus; on apron, heraldry, foliage and swags of looping material; signed (on left bracket): 'C.Regnart Fecit Cleavland St' and (right) 'Fitzroy Square London'.

-  George Medley, Esq., d. 1 Jun 1796, aet 77; his widow, Jane Medley and her parents, Sir Timothy and Catherine Waldo, the latter d. 19 Apr 1806, aet 95; rhyming epitaph.