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Pair of Pope Monuments, About 8 Metres North East of Couling Monument, in Churchyard of Church of St, Kempsford

Description: Pair of Pope Monuments, About 8 Metres North East of Couling Monument, in Churchyard of Church of St

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128947

OS Grid Reference: SU1613696519
OS Grid Coordinates: 416136, 196519
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6672, -1.7681

Location: High Street, Kempsford, Gloucestershire GL7 4HD

Locality: Kempsford
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 4HD

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/102 Pair of Pope monuments, about 8m
north-east of Couling monument, in
churchyard of Church of St. Mary
the Virgin


Two chest tombs. Thomas Pope Sen., died 1759 (to north), Thomas
Pope died 1816. Limestone.
To north, moulded plinth and capping on base, fluted frieze.
Plain end ovals with low relief spandrels, sides divided into 2
plain ovals also with low relief spandrels. Stepped tent top with
curved edges and longitudinal roll moulding.
To south, moulded plinth and capping on base, plain frieze.
Recessed end panels. Sides have plain ovals in rectangular frames
with low relief spandrels and flanking reeded strips. Stepped
tent top with straight edges.

Listing NGR: SU1613796518

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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