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Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter Circa 3 Metres East of the Chur, Barrington

Description: Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter Circa 3 Metres East of the Chur

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130856

OS Grid Reference: SP2090012743
OS Grid Coordinates: 420900, 212743
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8129, -1.6982

Location: Middle Road, Barrington, Gloucestershire OX18 4TE

Locality: Barrington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 4TE

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Listing Text

SP 2012-2112
Little Barrington Village
11/123 Group of seven monuments in the
churchyard of the Church of St Peter
c3m east of the church path
John Browne chest tomb, unidentifed chest tomb and five headstones.
a) Chest tomb to John Brown died 1706 and other members of the
family. This tomb forms the southern edge of the group.
Moulded plinth. Rectangular inscription plaque with a moulded
margin on the south side with marginal panels with single
foliate scrolls and small winged angels' heads. Thick capping
with moulded margin.
b) Unidentified headstone c2m north of the John Browne monument,
with a partially legible inscription. C18. Moulded segmental
head. Single winged angel's head at top. Flowing foliate
scrollwork surround to inscription.
c) Unidentified chest tomb c0.7m north of the latter. Possibly
C16-early C17. No identifiable inscription panel. Single
large quatrefoils on each side, all but one with a central
boss. Thick capping with moulded margin. Two pairs of holes,
one at either end of the capping, suggesting there may once
have been two probably metal objects upstanding at either end
of the capping stone.
d) Large headstone c0.8m north of the latter, to Richard Harper.
C18. Single winged angel's head at top with foliate scrollwork
at top and down the sides.
e) Unidentified headstone c2m east of the unidentifed chest tomb.
C18. Double scroll forms the top of the tomb. Single winged
angel's head below. Rectangular inscription plaque with
moulded margin interrupted by the angel's head at top.
f&g) Pair of headstones c2-4m north-east of the unidentified chest
tomb. Right-hand headstone to Giles Penfold, died 1787.
Simple headstone with single winged angel's head at top.
Left-hand headstone. C18. Illegible inscription with angel's
head with down-folded wings at top. Foliate scrollwork at top
and down sides.

Listing NGR: SP2090012743

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Source: English Heritage

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