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Group of 6 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres South of Nave and West of Porch to Chu, Bibury

Description: Group of 6 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres South of Nave and West of Porch to Chu

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 127320

OS Grid Reference: SP1181006497
OS Grid Coordinates: 411810, 206497
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7570, -1.8303

Location: 14 Church Road, Bibury, Gloucestershire GL7 5NR

Locality: Bibury
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 5NR

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Listing Text

SP 1006-1106
(east end)
11/74 Group of 6 monuments in the church-
yard approximately 5m south of nave
and west of porch to Church of
St. Mary
Three pedestal tombs, 2 bale tombs and one headstone. Early-late
C18. Limestone.

Pedestal tomb. Late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with recessed
panels. Cyma moulded top and base. Tall moulded finial coping.
Inscribed to RICHARD WISE-----, date illegible.

Pedestal tomb. dated 1805. Limestone. Rectangular with beaded
panels and flanking reeded pilasters. Plain frieze with cornice
moulded top having weathered coping; moulded plinth. Inscribed to
HENRY DAY, died 1805.

Pedestal tomb. Late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with recessed
inscription panels, bolstered on south side. Cyma moulded base;
cyma moulded top with tall moulded coping. Inscriptions illegible.

Double bale tomb. Dated 1722. Limestone. Large rectangular chest
base with recessed panels to sides and ends 2 x 3. Plain base;
cornice moulded top. Two gadrooned bales, winged cherubs' heads to
west end recesses; winged hour glasses to east. Various
inscriptions include I.F., died 1676, Robert --------, died 1722
and R.P., died 1725.

Bale tomb. Dated 1734. Limestone. Rectangular base with recessed
fielded panels. Plain base; cornice moulded top. Bale has curved
fielded panels; winged cherub's head to west end; winged hour
glass to east. Inscribed E.D., died 1734.

Headstone. Early-mid C18. Limestone. Oval carved inscription
panel with death's head at top.

An important group with examples of most of the east Cotswold

Listing NGR: SP1181006501

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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