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John Book Tomb Immediately to South of Church, Bourton-on-the-Water

Description: John Book Tomb Immediately to South of Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 126448

OS Grid Reference: SP1671520850
OS Grid Coordinates: 416715, 220850
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8860, -1.7585

Location: 1 High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire GL54 2AQ

Locality: Bourton-on-the-Water
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 2AQ

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Listing Text

1. (north-east side)

John Book Tomb immediately
to south of Church
SP 1620 NE 3/63


Died 1790. A chest tomb, possibly once with bale over. Central wreathed tablet on
long sides with carved spandrels (skulls and cherubs), high relief cherubs at ends.
Main feature are high relief statuettes in arched recesses at corners (in the
tradition of the John Jordan tomb (qv).

Listing NGR: SP1671520850

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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