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Chest Tomb Circa 15 Metres South of North Aisle in the Churchyard of the Church of St Oswald, Compton Abdale

Description: Chest Tomb Circa 15 Metres South of North Aisle in the Churchyard of the Church of St Oswald

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 130017

OS Grid Reference: SP0595116592
OS Grid Coordinates: 405951, 216592
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8479, -1.9150

Location: Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire GL54 4DS

Locality: Compton Abdale
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 4DS

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Listing Text

SP 01 NE
5/19 Chest tomb cl5m south of north
aisle in the churchyard of the
Church of St Oswald
Unidentified chest tomb. Possibly C14 in part, C17 table.
Limestone. Tomb ends canted with raised cross and foliate motifs.
Thick capping with moulded margin. Head (possibly with headress)
in relief and incised Celtic cross. Indentations for game of Nine
Men's Morris incised into upper surface of capping. Unusually
early work for a chest tomb.

Listing NGR: SP0595116592

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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