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Description: Pair of Stephens Monuments, in the Churchyard of Church of St Mary, C9m North of the Nave
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130631
OS Grid Reference: SP1687614746
OS Grid Coordinates: 416876, 214746
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8311, -1.7565
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SHERBORNE SHERBORNE VILLAGE
9/193 Pair of Stephens monuments,
in the churchyard
of Church of St. Mary,
c9m north of the nave
Pair of chest tombs. Tomb nearest nave to Thomas Stephens, died
1803, and Margaret Stephens, died 1809. Moulded plinth.
Inscriptions on north and south sides within sarcophagus shaped
inscription panels, surrounded by foliate decoration. Inset and
moulded corners at either end. Capping with moulded margin and
upper capping stone.
Tomb c2.5m north of the latter to; Betty wife of Thomas Stephens,
died 1799; Thomas Stephens, died 1801 and Margaret Stephens, died
1822. Partially legible inscription at east end. Limestone.
Moulded plinth. Oval inscription plaques on north and south sides.
Foliate decoration outside panel, fluted columns either side.
Capping with moulded margin and upper capping stone.
Listing NGR: SP1687614746
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Source: English Heritage
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