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Kingscote Family Enclosure in North East Corner of Churchyard of Church of St John the Baptist, Kingscote

Description: Kingscote Family Enclosure in North East Corner of Churchyard of Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130420

OS Grid Reference: ST8185896218
OS Grid Coordinates: 381858, 196218
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6644, -2.2637

Location: Boxwood Close, Kingscote, Gloucestershire GL8 8XZ

Locality: Kingscote
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL8 8XZ

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Listing Text

ST 8196
12/105 Kingscote family enclosure in
north east corner of churchyard
of Church of St. John the Baptist

Formerly railed enclosure of Kingscote family tombs, with base of
railing only remaining on churchyard side, including about a dozen
varying tombs of which the main ones are as follows, in limestone:
mid C19 monument in form of high cross on stepped octagonal base to
several members of Kingscote family. Three chest tombs: 1)
Troylus Kingscote 1656" --- WHO DID SERVICE AS A / COMMANDER FOR
THE PRINCE / OF ORANGE ----", with dentil capping, corner columns
with fluted ends and side panels flanking central rectangular side
panels. 2) Anthony Kingscote 1654, also with corner columns and
large inscribed slate panel to south side. 3) Unidentified,
probably late C17/early Cl8, with large cherub figures flanking
side panels. Triangular obelisk of 1740 with Latin inscription,
on tall hexagonal moulded plinth, with obelisk embellished with
coats of arms. Angel statue to Georgina Sumner 1835 with heart-
shaped bronze plaque in front on ground. Ledger slab with heart-
shaped bronze plaque to Ann Kingscote 1657. Coffin tomb, probably
late medieval. Some of the tombs very overgrown at time of survey
(March 1986), but forming a very varied and unusual family group of
high quality.

Listing NGR: ST8185896218

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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