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Description: Row of 7 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 4 Metres West of the
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130895
OS Grid Reference: SP1950017142
OS Grid Coordinates: 419500, 217142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8525, -1.7183
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GREAT RISSINGTON GREAT RISSINGTON VILLAGE
9/162 Row of 7 monuments in the churchyard
of the Church of St John the Baptist
c4m west of the south porch
Row of 7 headstones. Late C18. Limestone. From left to right.
a) Headstone. Segmental head with a winged angel's head at top.
Oval inscription plaque with no legible inscription. Finely
carved margin with 'rufflet' decoration.
b) Taller rectangular headstone to the right of the latter with
winged angel's head and foliate decoration at top. No legible
c) Headstone. Plain with partially legible inscription including
the date 1792.
d) Headstone with partially legible inscription including the name
Thomas Dassett. Winged angel's head at top. Finely carved
cartouche surround incorporating roses.
e) Headstone to Elizabeth wife of Edmund Dassett, died 1792.
Inscription in values with shallowly incised decoration at top.
f) Headstone with a segmental head and sunken inscription plaque
with no legible inscription. Single winged angel's head at top
with foliate decoration below.
g) Headstone to Joseph, son of Richard Betheridge. Winged angel's
head at top. Foliate surround.
Listing NGR: SP1950017142
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Source: English Heritage
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