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Description: Bedwell and Unidentified Monument, About 1 Metre East of Chancel in Churchyard of Church of St Mary
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
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SP 1401-1501 FAIRFORD HIGH STREET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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