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Description: Unidentified Monument in the Churchyard Approximatley 1.5m South of Church of St John
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
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SO 91 SE ELKSTONE ELKSTONE VILLAGE
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
Listing NGR: SO9670712290
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Source: English Heritage
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