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Two Tovey and Seven Unidentified Monuments, About 3 to 10 Metres South of End South East Aisle Buttr, Fairford

Description: Two Tovey and Seven Unidentified Monuments, About 3 to 10 Metres South of End South East Aisle Buttr

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129713

OS Grid Reference: SP1517101154
OS Grid Coordinates: 415171, 201154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7089, -1.7818

Location: High Street, Fairford, Gloucestershire GL7 4AD

Locality: Fairford
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 4AD

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Listing Text

(west side)

13/157 Two Tovey and seven unidentified
monuments, about 3-10m south of end
south east aisle buttress in
churchyard of Church of St. Mary


Three chest tombs: Richard Tovey 1820, Richard Tovey 1770 and
Henry 1804, and Unidentified to west, probably early C18; and 6
headstones to west, all unidentified, probably mid/late C18.
Limestone. Tovey monuments both stepped tent top with curved top
section and roll moulding, moulded plinth and capping on base. To
north (1820) - plain incised ends and sides, panelled frieze and
pilaster side strips. To south (1770) - plain frieze, recessed
ends, slightly fielded sides with flanking reeded strips. Both
breaking up on north side on top. Plain unidentified chest with
flat top, slab sides and ends on chamfered plinth. All headstones
have high relief cartouche with cherub's head, 2 wth twin cherubs.
Two have additional stone to rear, apparently footstones.

Listing NGR: SP1517101154

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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