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

(119) HAILSHAM, St. Mary the Virgin


119B Mural monument for Philip VAN CORTLANDT, d. 1814

-  North aisle, North wall, between windows, above head height.

-  69(W) x 113(H)~Very good.

-  M.I. (14 lines, engraved, black) fills a marble tablet; moulded ogival arched top; flanking, polished Doric half columns in black marble, flecked with white; straight base moulding; corbels with pointed bottoms; signed (under base moulding): 'H.W.DODD, EASTBOURNE'.

-  Colonel Philip Van Cortlandt, of the Manor of Cortlandt, royalist in the American War of Independence, died at Hailsham, May 1814, aet 74; quotes Prov x vii.