British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Bedwell and Unidentified Monument, About 1 Metre East of Chancel in Churchyard of Church of St Mary, Fairford

Description: Bedwell and Unidentified Monument, About 1 Metre East of Chancel in Churchyard of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129715

OS Grid Reference: SP1517501169
OS Grid Coordinates: 415175, 201169
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7091, -1.7818

Location: 1 High Street, Fairford, Gloucestershire GL7 4AD

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Fairford, Gloucestershire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

(west side)

13/159 Bedwell and unidentified monument,
about lm east of chancel in
churchyard of Church of St. Mary


Two pedestal tombs. To north Elizabeth Bedwell, 1740, earliest;
to south, unidentified, also 1740. Limestone. Both similar design
with tall stepped top and chamfered cap rising to small flat
pyramidal section with fluted "frill". Slightly indented corners
to main body, with corresponding additional moulded pieces to base
of cap on east and west. Inscriptions to fielded north and south
sides. Ends all have high relief carving on panel and returns,
with similar emblems to both. To east - Bedwell has cartouche,
unidentified has 3 cherubs' heads, both with mirror and book,
hourglass and trumpet on returns. To west - plain panels, palm
leaf, skull and torch on returns.

Listing NGR: SP1517501169

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.