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Two Unidentified Chest Tombs Circa 15 Metres North of Sacristy at Church of St John Evangelist, Slimbridge

Description: Two Unidentified Chest Tombs Circa 15 Metres North of Sacristy at Church of St John Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 131523

OS Grid Reference: SO7404803593
OS Grid Coordinates: 374048, 203593
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7304, -2.3772

Location: St John's Road, Slimbridge, Gloucestershire GL2 7DF

Locality: Slimbridge
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL2 7DF

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Listing Text

1/84L (east side)

Two unidentified chest
tombs c15 m north of
sacristy at
GV Church of St John the

(i) Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. Very thick cyma top, lyre ends, rectangular
panel with raised moulding and decorative scroll supporters south side. Names not
legible, earliest date 1737. At time of survey partly ivy overgrown, and adjacent to
vigorous growing holly.

(ii) Chest tomb. Early C18. Limestone. Thick moulded top, base not visible at time
of survey, lyre ends, sunk rectangular panels north and south. Inscriptions not
legible. Invaded by ivy at time of survey. Located immediately south of preceding

A pair of vigorous examples of Cotswold baroque tomb design.

Listing NGR: SO7404803593

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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