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John King and 2 Unidentified Monuments,about 0.5m East of William Pearce Monument in Churchyard of C, Berkeley

Description: John King and 2 Unidentified Monuments,about 0.5m East of William Pearce Monument in Churchyard of C

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 132214

OS Grid Reference: ST6845299010
OS Grid Coordinates: 368452, 199010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6890, -2.4578

Location: High Street, Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9BJ

Locality: Berkeley
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL13 9BJ

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Listing Text

(Inset, Section B) (south side)

10/70 John King and 2 unidentified monu-
ments, about 0.5m east of William
Pearce monument in churchyard of
Church of St. Mary the Virgin.


Group of 3 chest tombs; to north unidentified late C17, centre John
King, died 1823, to south unidentified early C18. Limestone. Flat
tops. From north to south: 1. Moulded plinth on base, heavy
moulded capping very eroded. Ends and sides (divided into 2) have
plain rectangular panels, inscriptions obliterated. 2. John King,
moulded plinth and capping with indented corners. Small ovals to
ends, sides divided into 2 larger ovals with inscriptions on north
and heavy carved floral motif in spandrels. 3. Plain unmoulded
capping apparently renewed, no plinth visible. Lyre ends, badly
eroded, with hanging drapery on returns. Sides have central small
inscription panel and flanking carved foliage panels. West end has
heavily carved circular panel with flaming torch device.

Listing NGR: ST6845299010

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Source: English Heritage

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