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Description: Minchin Monument in the Churchyard Approximately 5 Metres North of Wells Monument to East of Church
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131826
OS Grid Reference: SO8073514187
OS Grid Coordinates: 380735, 214187
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8260, -2.2809
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SO 81 SW QUEDGELEY SCHOOL LANE
5/164 Minchin monument in the
churchyard approximately 5m north
of Wells monument to east of
Church of St. James
Pedestal tomb. Dated 1756. Limestone. Tall and rectangular,
with bow-ends and gadrooned corner balusters. Recessed beaded
panel to ends with 5 cherub's heads grouped around sun-burst to
west; military trophy to east with central open book. Cartouche
in recessed moulded side panels, with 2 cherub's heads under shroud
to south. Hollow moulded top; cyma moulded plinth. Inscriptions
illegible, but richly modelled decoration. Recorded as inscribed
to Christopher Minchin, died 1756. (G. Burgess, English Churchyard
Listing NGR: SO8073514187
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Source: English Heritage
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