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Row of 6 Monuments and a Single Monument in the Churchyard of Teh Church of St John the Baptist Circ, Great Rissington

Description: Row of 6 Monuments and a Single Monument in the Churchyard of Teh Church of St John the Baptist Circ

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130887

OS Grid Reference: SP1953617140
OS Grid Coordinates: 419536, 217140
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8525, -1.7178

Location: Great Rissington, Gloucestershire GL54 2LP

Locality: Great Rissington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 2LP

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Listing Text

SP 1917-2017
9/154 Row of 6 monuments and a single
monument in the churchyard of the
Church of St John the Baptist cllm
south of the churchyard
Row of six headstones next to churchyard path. Late C18-early C19.
Limestone. From left to right:
a) Headstone to William Smith, died 1829. Tall segmental-headed
headstone with urn containing fruit and flowers and foliate
scrollwork at the top.
b) Headstone. Early C18. Sunken inscription panel with scalloped
moulding to the margin. Winged angel's flanked by two rosettes
and two hour-glasses at the top. No legible inscription.
c) Headstone to William Smith, died 1822. Similar in style to
previously recorded headstone also to William Smith (q.v.).
d) Headstone with partially legible inscription possibly including
the date 1747. Sunken inscription plaque with scalloped
margin. Winged angel's head flanked by single plant motifs in
bold relief above the inscription.
e) Headstone to William Smith, died 1800 and Mary, his wife died
179-. Similar in style to previous monuments to others of that
name but the urn above the inscription is draped with swags.
f) Double headstone. Mid C18. No legible inscription. Double
segmental-head each with winged angel's head in bold relief at
the top. Foliate scrollwork and drapery down the sides of the
g) Single headstone at centre of group of three headstones c3m to
the north of the latter. Partially legible inscription
including the dates 1760 and 1731. Segmental head. Square
inscription plaque with a wide moulded margin. Small winged
angel's head with down-folded wings at the top. Foliate
scrollwork either side of the angel's head.

Listing NGR: SP1953617140

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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