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Holford and Three Unidentified Monuments, About 5-8 Metres South East of Porch in Churchyard of Chur, Didmarton

Description: Holford and Three Unidentified Monuments, About 5-8 Metres South East of Porch in Churchyard of Chur

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130401

OS Grid Reference: ST8223587435
OS Grid Coordinates: 382235, 187435
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5855, -2.2578

Location: 10 The Street, Didmarton, Gloucestershire GL9 1DS

Locality: Didmarton
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL9 1DS

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Listing Text

ST 8287
(south side)
15/86 Holford and three Unidentified
Monuments, about 5-8m south east
of porch in churchyard of Church
of St. Lawrence

Four chest tombs in 2 pairs. Thomas Holford to north west, rest
unidentified, probably late C17/early C18. Limestone. Pair to
east: Flat top, moulded plinth and capping, both restored. Chest
to north has panelled corners with interlocking circle design and
small bellied cartouches with carved surrounds to ends, large oval
panels to sides with flattened roll moulding and relief surrounds.
Chest to south has lyre ends with plain raised ovals, small
rectangular side panels with shallow moulding and flanking reliefs
with flattened scroll design and twisted "rope" device. Pair to
west: very similar and probably both to Holford family. Flat top
to Thomas Holford, rounded top to chest to south, both with moulded
plinth and capping and lyre ends with acanthus returns and flat
moulded small ovals. Sides have rectangular panels with 2-tiered
flat moulding and flanking panels of large interlocking circles
except to north side of chest to south which has acanthus scrolls.

Listing NGR: ST8223587435

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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