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Row of 9 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter Circa 2 and 1/2 Metres East of the Cr, Little Rissington

Description: Row of 9 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter Circa 2 and 1/2 Metres East of the Cr

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130950

OS Grid Reference: SP1894819962
OS Grid Coordinates: 418948, 219962
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8779, -1.7261

Location: Little Rissington, Gloucestershire GL54 2NB

Locality: Little Rissington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 2NB

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Listing Text

SP 1819-1919
8/217 Row of 9 monuments in the
churchyard of the Church
of St Peter c2.5m east of
the cross shaft base
Row of nine headstones facing the path to the south porch. Mid-
late C18. Limestone. From left to right:-
a) Headstone dated 1772 with winged angel's head at top.
b) Headstone behind tree stump dated 1719. Segmental head.
Partially legible inscription with moulded surround and still-
leafed foliate marginal panels. Stylised winged cherub's head
at top flanked by small standing cherubs leaning on trumpets.
c) Headstone to Ralph Bux---. Foliate marginal panels in bold
relief. Winged angel's head at top.
d) Six headstones (one facing east). All segmental-headed stones
with illegible inscriptions within cartouche-like surrounds
with single winged cherubs' heads at the top of each.

Listing NGR: SP1894819962

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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