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Group of 6 Monuments in the Churcy Yard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 1 to 2 Metres Sou, Great Rissington

Description: Group of 6 Monuments in the Churcy Yard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 1 to 2 Metres Sou

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130893

OS Grid Reference: SP1952017140
OS Grid Coordinates: 419520, 217140
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8525, -1.7180

Location: 31 Cotswold Meadows, Great Rissington 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
9/160 Group of 6 monuments in the church-
yard of the Church of St John the
Baptist cl-2m south of the south
Group of 6 monuments comprising 2 chest tombs and three early stone
coffin lids and headstone. Limestone.
Unidentified chest tomb on the eastern edge of the group. Mid
C18. No legible inscriptions. Quarter balusters at the corners.
Thick capping with a moulded margin.
Three early limestone coffin lids, reputedly the coffins of
crusaders, immediately to the north (possible originally inside the
church). The left-hand coffin lid is complete the other two are
broken off at the bottom. All three have simple raised cross on
the upper surface.
Unidentified low set chest tomb to the west of the latter.
Limestone. Stone built construction. Thick capping with a moulded
Single headstone to Elizabeth Gill. Late C18. Winged angel's head
at the top, cartouche-like foliate scrollwork surround.

Listing NGR: SP1952017140

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Source: English Heritage

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