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Taylor Monument in the Churchyard, About 11 Metres South of the Tower, Church of St Mary, Newent

Description: Taylor Monument in the Churchyard, About 11 Metres South of the Tower, Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125646

OS Grid Reference: SO7234625922
OS Grid Coordinates: 372346, 225922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9311, -2.4036

Locality: Newent
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL18 1AA

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Listing Text

(north side)

13/114 Taylor monument in the churchyard,
about 11m south of the Tower,
Church of St. Mary


Chest tomb; 1721 to Edward Taylor; stone, brick plinth. Flat
lid with margin and scrolls in corners on top, plain chamfer to
underside; plain sides framed by thick, plain ends. All on a
low, brick plinth, built up at one end above path. Inscription
all on lid, lettering well cut and preserved, long 's' in first
part. Later inscriptions to 1764. First is to carpenter who
designed and executed the wide span roof to the nave of the church
(q.v.). (H.M.Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British
Architects, 1600-1840, 1978).

Listing NGR: SO7234525922

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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