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Description: Group of Six Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter Circa 4 to 8 Metres East of the C
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130857
OS Grid Reference: SP2090512752
OS Grid Coordinates: 420905, 212752
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8130, -1.6981
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BARRINGTON MIDDLE ROAD,
Little Barrington Village
11/124 Group of six monuments in the
churchyard of the Church of St Peter
c4-8m east of the church path and
Group of three chest tombs and three headstones. Limestone.
a) Joseph and Ursuly Beauchamp chest tomb, died 1726. Inscription
to the above on the north side within a rectangular inscription
plaque with a moulded margin. Single winged angel's head above
the inscription. Rectangular marginal panels with moulded
margins either side. Thick capping with gadrooned margin.
b) Headstone cl.5m to east of the latter to James Busby, son of
Thomas and Sarah Busby. C18. Single winged angel's head at
top with foliate decoration either side. Vine scroll below
c) Thomas Williams chest tomb, c3m south of the latter. Chest
tomb to Thomas Williams and other members of that family. C18.
Moulded plinth. Three sunken inscription plaques with moulded
margins on the south side. The central and larger plaque to
Thomas Williams with winged angel's head and top. Smaller
inscription plaques to Jane and Ann Williams, first and second
wives of the former. Partially legible inscription on the
south side, flanked by fielded marginal panels. Capping with
moulded margin and a rectangular upper capping stone.
d) Pair of headstones c0.5m east of the latter. Right-hand
and headstone. Limestone. Illegible inscription. Winged angel's
e) head at top. Cartouche-like surround to former inscription.
Left-hand headstone. Late C17-early C18. Limestone.
Partially legible inscription now partially under ground level.
Top of the tomb comprises a pair of scrolls.
f) Thomas Heming chest tomb cl.5m south of the latter. C18.
Moulded plinth. Inscription on all four sides. Principal
inscription on the south side to Thomas with single winged
angel's head at top. Baroque surrounding to inscription.
Raised foliate scrollwork to the marginal panels. Left-hand
marginal panel now badly eroded. Plain inscription on the
north side (now partly eroded) to the wife of Thomas Heming.
Plain marginal panels. Inscription at east end to Thomas
Heming, son of Thomas Heming, within a sunken inscription
plaque with an inset segmental head. Similar but illegible
inscription plaque at the west end. Capping with moulded
margin and hipped upper capping stone with a roll-moulded
ridge. Upper surface of capping stone now badly eroded.
Listing NGR: SP2090512752
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