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Railed Enclosure of Hale Family Monuments in South-West Corner of Churchyard of Church of St Kenelm, Alderley

Description: Railed Enclosure of Hale Family Monuments in South-West Corner of Churchyard of Church of St Kenelm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 132153

OS Grid Reference: ST7683690789
OS Grid Coordinates: 376836, 190789
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6155, -2.3359

Location: Alderley Road, Alderley, Gloucestershire GL12 7QT

Locality: Alderley
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL12 7QT

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Listing Text


8/8 Railed enclosure of Hale family
monuments in south-west corner of
churchyard of Church of St. Kenel


Railed enclosure containing 17 tombs in total, of which three - 2
cross memorials and one marble slab tomb - are not of special
interest. Remaining 14 chest tombs of limestone date from late C17
to early C19 and are of Hale family. 2 monuments are of particular
a) Unidentified monument, closest to west door of church, early/mid
C18. Tall chest tomb on high base with moulded plinth and
capping, curved ends and very large rounded pyramidal cap.
b) Monument to Matthew Hale, died 1706, and his wife Maria. Chest
tomb on large shallow base, moulded plinth and capping with
indented long sides, elaborate moulded cap the length of the
chest rising to a section with coat of arms on north side with
gadrooned edge, surmounted by urn finial.

Listing NGR: ST7683690789

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Source: English Heritage

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