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Description: Group of Seven Monuments Mostly to Howse and Wise, About 1 to 7 Metres South of South East Nave Wind
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129799
OS Grid Reference: SP0756501532
OS Grid Coordinates: 407565, 201532
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7125, -1.8919
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SP 00 SE AMPNEY ST. MARY A417
(off south side)
5/58 Group of seven Monuments mostly to
Howse and Wise, about 1-7m south of
south-east nave window in church-
yard of Church of St. Mary
Group of 7 chest tombs, including head and footstones attached to
unidentified pair of monuments. Nearest porch from south to
north: Howse family, earliest decipherable inscription 1784;
Richard Howse, died 1767; Howse family, earliest decipherable
1731; unidentified, probably Howse family, 1763. Further from
porch from south to north: Wise family, earliest decipherable
inscription, 1780; unidentified pair, probably Wise family, early
C18. All limestone. All with moulded plinth and capping except
for unidentified pair. Three Howse monuments have single step
tent top and 2 have lyre ends with side panels divided into 2.
All have fielded panels, and all beginning to break up at time of
survey (August 1985). Wise monument has stepped tent top with
rounded top moulding, fielded south panel and rest recessed.
Unidentified pair are set immediately adjoining and have slab top
and sides, with plain footstones and carved headstones with cherub
head and cartouche for inscription on west side.
Listing NGR: SP0756501534
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Source: English Heritage
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