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Description: Monument in Churchyard of Church of St Peter and St Paul, C4.5m South of South Aisle
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130547
OS Grid Reference: SP1119514547
OS Grid Coordinates: 411195, 214547
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8294, -1.8389
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NORTHLEACH WITH OFF THE MARKET PLACE
EASTINGTON (west side), Northleach
Monument in churchyard of Church of
St. Peter and St. Paul, c4.5m south
of south aisle
Unidentified chest tomb. C17. Limestone. Rectangular plan with
carved ends. Moulded plinth. Oval inscription plaques on north an
south sides. Pair of eroded heads or skulls above inscription
plaque on north side. Open bibles upper right and left. Deeply
carved foliate and scrollwork decoration around plaque. South
side; deep carved scrollwork around inscription plaque. Winged
cherubs' heads upper right and left. Cartouche-like plaques at
ends of tomb. Winged cherubs' heads above. Standing figures of
cherubs either side. Cherubs at west end holdng open bibles.
Skulls at cherubs' feet at east end. Drapes with ribbon ties at
top either side of standing cherubs. Thick capping with moulded
margin with tassle-like carving at each corner and rosettes at each
end. Unusually ornate and finely carved monument.
Listing NGR: SP1119514547
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Source: English Heritage
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