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

(98) ETCHINGHAM, The Assumption & St. Nicholas

98A Mural monument for John SNEPP, d. 1823, and descendants

-  Just West of South door, above head height.

-  90(W) x 165(H)~Fine; 1 bracket lost (right).

-  On an irregular, decorative slate base; below, a white marble low relief portrait roundel (with quote from Horace); above, on a trapezoidal panel with a fan decoration over and 2 brackets below (1 lost), a M.I. (engraved); at top, an escutcheon; signed (neck of portrait): 'G.B. BIRCH, Sc LONDON 1859'.

-  John Snepp, gent., of Haremare, d. 18 Aug 1823, aet 69; his wife, Hannah, d. 11 Oct 1832, aet 66; only issue - John, d. 25 Nov 1857, aet 68; his wife, Martha, d. 6 Jul 1873.