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Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 2 Metres South of Church of St Mary, Boxwell with Leighterton

Description: Group of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard Approximately 2 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129590

OS Grid Reference: ST8123092687
OS Grid Coordinates: 381230, 192687
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6327, -2.2726

Location: Leighterton, Gloucestershire GL8 8UG

Locality: Boxwell with Leighterton
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL8 8UG

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Listing Text

ST 89 SW
1/8 Group of 3 monuments in the
churchyard approximately 2m south
of Church of St. Mary


Described from north to south.
Tall chest tomb. Dated 1706. Limestone. Gadrooned corner
balusters. Urn to west end, mutilated cartouche to east. Large
Rococo cartouche on south side; inscription panel with square
projections to corners to north. Cyma moulded top and base.
Inscribed on north side to PAUNCEFOOT MILLER, died 1706.
Pedestal tomb. Dated 1751. Limestone. Rectangular with moulded
ends having paterae in frieze. Hooded mourner with broken oak and
scull on recessed west end; winged figure of death to east holding
hour-glass over urn. Finely carved returns to ends; large and
delicately carved Rococo cartouche to south side with 2 cherub's
heads in upper spandrels; inscription shield on swag backing to
north side. Cyma moulded top; hollow mouldings above low base
plinth. Inscription illegible.
Chest tomb. Mid-late C17. Limestone. Lyre ended with cartouche
to west end and bold oval wreath to east. Rectangular moulded
inscription panel on north side flanked by scrolls; similar on
south but with mutilated niche to right. Cavetto moulded top;
cyma moulded base. Inscriptions illegible.

Listing NGR: ST8123092687

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Source: English Heritage

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