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Description: Monument to Arthur Knowles in the Churchyard Approximately 9 Metres South of South Porch to Church o
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131686
OS Grid Reference: SO7672014898
OS Grid Coordinates: 376720, 214898
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8322, -2.3392
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SO 71 SE ELMORE -
4/28 Monument to Arthur Knowles in the
churchyard approximately 9m south of
south porch to Church of St. John
Chest tomb. Dated 1707. Limestone. Lyre-ended and carved in high
relief. West end has elaborate heraldic cartouche above recumbent
lion; east also has elaborate carving to heart-shaped cartouche.
Central circular inscription panel to south flanked by putti
holding an open book, with angelic musicians behind and smaller
putti below; father time to left and death to right. North side
has similar inscription panel enclosed by fringed curtains held
open by figures bearing open books; again, father time and death.
Cornice moulded top and chamfered base. Inscribed to north side to
Arthur Knowles, died 1707, and on south to other members of family.
An extremely well preserved and highly ornate example of mason's
craftsmanship. (F. Burgess, English Churchyard Memorials, 1979;
and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and The Forest of Dean,
Listing NGR: SO7672014898
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