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Description: Group of 5 Monuments About 4 1/2 Metres South of South East Corner of South Transept in Churchyard o
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 129084
OS Grid Reference: SP1171500038
OS Grid Coordinates: 411715, 200038
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6990, -1.8319
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SP 10 SW MAISEYHAMPTON CHURCH STREET
4/242 Meysey Hampton
Group of 5 Monuments about 4.5m
south of south-east corner of south
transept in churchyard of Church of
St Mary the Virg)
Two chest tombs to east and 3 head stones in front to west.
Chest tombs: To south, Henry Lane died 1820. Moulded plinth and
capping on tall double base, plain frieze. Plain ends with incised
moulding and reeded side strips turning corner to form reeded
pilasters flanking raised side panels with low relief decoration to
south and fielded panel to north, 3-step tent top.
To north, Unidentified, died 1797. Moulded plinth and capping,
plain frieze. Cartouche to west end, plain east end, low relief
surround to sides with inscription to north. Small bale top with
panelled decoration and fluted concave ends.
Headstones: from left to right: 1) Plain small stone inscribed
"JE 1775 / EE 1780". 2) Slightly larger stone with central cherub
head, hourglass to right and device, probably a book, to left,
inscription obliterated. Probably late C18. 3) Large stone with
winged cherub at top and elaborate low relief surround to
indecipherable inscription. Probably mid/late C18.
Listing NGR: SP1171500038
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Source: English Heritage
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