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Two Herbert and One Unidentified Monument Circa 25 Metres North of the Tower in Churchyard of the Ch, Painswick

Description: Two Herbert and One Unidentified Monument Circa 25 Metres North of the Tower in Churchyard of the Ch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133385

OS Grid Reference: SO8663109664
OS Grid Coordinates: 386631, 209664
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7855, -2.1952

Location: New Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6UN

Locality: Painswick
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 6UN

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Listing Text

SO 8609 (part)
(south-east side)
9/198 Two Herbert and one
unidentified monuments
c.25 m north of the tower
in churchyard of the
Church of St Mary


Two pedestal tombs and one headstone.

(a) An inverted truncated pyramid. Mid to late c19. Sandstone. Low-pitched
pyramidal top, corner pilasters with incised Greek key ornament, moulded base on
square slab to chamfered sub-base on a platform shared with adjoining monument
(b). Some incised lettering all badly eroded, except to east, records Samuel
Herbert, 1887. The 1879 survey gives Edmund Herbert, Esquire, 1841, and the
design of the monument is more likely to be of that than the later date.

(b) Oblong pedestal, late C18, Limestone. Square cyma pyramidal capping to
moulded edge, inset corners, moulded frieze; elliptical panels east and west,
fielded panels north and south, moulded base on platform shared with (a). Inset
bronze tablets on 3 sides. South side has Edmund Herbert, 1772. He was a cord-

(c) Headstone. C18. Limestone. Cambered head, panel with raised top, flanked
by two cherub heads and decorative drops. Centre of panel bolstered. Not legi-
ble. Stone lies north of the chest tombs and immediately adjoining path from
lychgate to north gate.

Listing NGR: SO8663109664

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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