Sir Robert Heron

The conspicuous broken column resting upon a mound in Bemrose Croft to the northeast corner of the church, marks the grave of Sir Robert Heron. (The broken column signifies that he was last in the line). This, and a number of buildings in Stubton, is listed under the Planning Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas Act 1990 of special architectural or historic interest.

Sir Robert Heron, 2nd Baronet (27 November 1765 – 29 May 1854) was a British politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1812 to 1847, with a break in 1818–1819.

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