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Cox Monument in the Churchyard Circa 22 Metres West of West Tower to the Church of St Mary, Painswick

Description: Cox Monument in the Churchyard Circa 22 Metres West of West Tower to the Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133433

OS Grid Reference: SO8662009641
OS Grid Coordinates: 386620, 209641
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7853, -2.1954

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)

9/246 Cox monument in the
churchyard c.22 m west of
west tower to the Church
of St Mary


Hexagonal pedestal tomb. To John Cox, Clothier, 1770. Limestone. Hexagon
standing in paved surround to raised curb, formerly railed. Tomb has very flat
pyramidal capping to a moulded edge over plain frieze; inscription panels raised
and shaped; cavetto-mould base on step. Much lettering still decipherable,
earliest inscription to John Cox, 1770, but others through to 1860. Immediately
to north, set to the stone paving, a series of engraved plates, the latest date
1970; also first plate records seven children aged at death, respectively: 6
months, 1 hour, 4 years, 22 years, 21 years, 24 years and 19 years. Set imme-
diately east of tomb base is an engraved plate giving information on those
recorded on the monument. A simple design, but unusually records a 200 year
span of Painswick history.

Listing NGR: SO8662009641

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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