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Thorpe Monument,immediately Adjacent to Bay 1 of Nave from East on North Side in Churchyard of Churc, Berkeley

Description: Thorpe Monument,immediately Adjacent to Bay 1 of Nave from East on North Side in Churchyard of Churc

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 132250

OS Grid Reference: ST6847599042
OS Grid Coordinates: 368475, 199042
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6892, -2.4574

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

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Listing Text

(Inset, Section E) (south side)

10/109 Thorpe monument, immediately
adjacent to bay 1 of nave from east
on north side in churchyard of
Church of St. Mary the Virgin.


Chest tomb, George and Mary Thorpe, latter died 1669. Limestone.
Flat top, moulded plinth and capping. Ends have oval panels with
heads or skulls. Sides divided into 2 recessed panels with coats
of arms to east and inscriptions to west. Top badly eroded, north
east side panel breaking up and partially overgrown at time of
survey (Nov. 1984). George and Mary Thorpe were grandchildren of
George Thorpe and John Smyth who were co-sponsors with Richard
Berkeley and Sir William Throckmorton of the Berkeley Hundred
Plantation in Virginia, USA, in 1619.

Listing NGR: ST6847599042

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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