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Unidentified Monument in the Churchyard Approximatley 1.5m South of Church of St John, Elkstone

Description: Unidentified Monument in the Churchyard Approximatley 1.5m South of Church of St John

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 127217

OS Grid Reference: SO9670712290
OS Grid Coordinates: 396707, 212290
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8092, -2.0492

Location: Elkstone, Gloucestershire GL53 9PB

Locality: Elkstone
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL53 9PB

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Listing Text


3/117 Unidentified monument in the
churchyard approximately 1.5m south
of Church of St. John


Chest tomb. Dated 1692. Limestone. Finely carved lyre ends
each with 3-dimensional oval with scrolled border and cherub's head
with wings over; acanthus leaf carving to sides of lyre ends.
Oval inscription panel with border representing bound cloth; swags
draped between top of panel and projecting rosettes in upper
corners; panel flanked by putti sitting on skulls; inscription
illegible apart from date. Plain recessed quatrefoil panel on
north side. Thick cyma moulded top and base. Said to be the
memorial to a member of the Poole family, possibly Nathaniel Poole
a local cloth trader. A very well preserved example of high
quality craftsmanship.

Listing NGR: SO9670712290

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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