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John Bryan Monument Circa 25 Metres in the Churchyard South East of Lych Gate to the Church of St Ma, Painswick

Description: John Bryan Monument Circa 25 Metres in the Churchyard South East of Lych Gate to the Church of St Ma

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133430

OS Grid Reference: SO8660309618
OS Grid Coordinates: 386603, 209618
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7851, -2.1956

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)

9/243 John Bryan monument c.25 m
in the churchyard south
east of lych gate to the
Church of St Mary


Pyramid monument. To John Bryan, carver, 1787. Limestone. A lofty, actute
pyramid based on Pyramid of Cestius in Rome, set on high, two-step square base.
Quite plain except for applied plaque on the north face commemorating John
Bryan, aged 70, his wife and daughter. Bryan was one of the principal masons
working in this churchyard, probably also mason to the north east gateway (qv),
thought to have occupied house known as Selsdon (qv) in Brisley Street. Monu-
ment has special historic interest for Painswick and its outstanding churchyard.

Listing NGR: SO8660309618

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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