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

(85) EAST DEAN (East Sussex), St. Simon & St. Jude


85A Mural monument for Nicholas WILLARD, d. 1762, and his wife Sarah, d. 1761

-  Chancel North wall, at head height.

-  90(W) x 196(H)~Very good; stain (top); faded.

-  In white, dark grey, pinkish and black marbles; a broken scrolled pediment flanking an urn; beneath, a cornice; in the centre, M.I. (7 lines, engraved, black) in upper 30% of a tablet; pink decorative strips as pilasters; below, a base moulding, pair of corbels with scrollwork between; at foot, black ball finial.

-  Nicholas Willard, Gent., d. 8 Feb 1762, aet 60; his wife, Sarah, d. 14 Jul 1761, aet 56.