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Group of 6 Monuments in the Church-Yard of the Church of St Peter, Circa 5-9 Metres South of the Ves, Windrush

Description: Group of 6 Monuments in the Church-Yard of the Church of St Peter, Circa 5-9 Metres South of the Ves

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130686

OS Grid Reference: SP1933613028
OS Grid Coordinates: 419336, 213028
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8156, -1.7209

Location: Church Lane, Windrush, Gloucestershire OX18 4TS

Locality: Windrush
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 4TS

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Listing Text

WINDRUSH THE GREEN, Windrush Village
SP 1913
10/249 Group of 6 monuments in the church-
yard of the Church of St. Peter,
c5-9m south of the vestry

Single headstone, row of three headstones and pair of headstones.
C17-C18. Limestone.
Single early-mid C18 on east side of group. Segmental head.
Illegible cartouche-like inscription surrounded by scrollwork.
Single, winged cherub's head centre top, badly eroded central
Row of three headstones c2.5m west. Headstone on left with almost
illegible inscription plaque including the date 1723. Angel's head
top centre with wings folded down around side of inscription
plaque. Deeply carved fruit and flowers either side of head.
Similar decoration around bottom of inscription plaque.
Headstone to right of the latter, dated 1731. Winged cherub's head
at top. Two 5-petal flowers below. Swags with ribbon ties at top
running down sides either side of inscription.
Headstone to right of the latter. Probably late C17-early C18
(date possibly obscured by ground level). Round head with raised
margin. Crudely executed incised inscription in capitals.
Pair of headstones c2.5m west. Illegible inscription. Angel with
pronounced bust and wings folded down either side of inscription
plaque. Angel's hands hold open a book below her chest. Foliate
scrollwork either side of angel's head. Early C18 headstone to
right with badly eroded circular inscription plaque surrounded by
foliate scrollwork. Single, winged cherub's head at centre top.

Listing NGR: SP1933613028

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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