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Sloper Monument, in the Churchyard, About 21 Metres North of West End of the Chancel, Church of St M, Hartpury

Description: Sloper Monument, in the Churchyard, About 21 Metres North of West End of the Chancel, Church of St M

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125585

OS Grid Reference: SO7806723668
OS Grid Coordinates: 378067, 223668
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9111, -2.3202

Location: Park Road, Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3DE

Locality: Hartpury
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 3DE

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Listing Text


8/53 Sloper monument, in the churchyard,
about 21m north of west end of the
chancel, Church of St. Mary


Chest tomb; Thomas Sloper, died 1703; ashlar stone. Semi-circular
ends, with centre each side projecting slightly. Top appears to be
weathered remains of an effigy, possibly originally rather longer:
below a flat lid with moulded edge. Ends plain, with gadrooning
and moulding below at ground level: centre of sides a slightly sunk
rectangular panel, on south with a leaf surround to an oval centre,
on north panel has plain shield at top with drapery tied by ribbons
above, caught up at corners and hanging down sides. Plinth buried.
Small, neat lettering. Later inscription to daughter on north

Listing NGR: SO7806723668

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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