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Four Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 25 Metres East of the Lych Gate to the Church of St Mary, Painswick

Description: Four Monuments in the Churchyard Circa 25 Metres East of the Lych Gate to the Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133435

OS Grid Reference: SO8660909637
OS Grid Coordinates: 386609, 209637
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7852, -2.1955

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)

9/248 Four monuments in the
churchyard c.25 m east of
the lych gate to the
Church of St Mary


Two chest tombs and two headstones. Limestone.

(a) Chest tomb. Early to mid C18. ...... Mills. Thick top to cyma mould
edge, lyre ends; oval panel to east, cartouche with cherub to west. South panel
formed from carved drape, north has florid oval with weeping supporters. Cyma
mould base.

(b) Chest tomb, immediately south of last. To Paul Mills, 1795, but the design
almost certainly early C18. Thick top to cavetto mould edge, lyre ends; east
very florid with head, west similar. South panel has bolection mould surround
and scroll supporters. Cyma mould base. Engraved plates on top.

(c) Headstone. Inscribed TM SM but not date; early C18. Cambered top, central
cherub with wings and smalls, rococo drops, sunk panel with slight mould
surround. Stone lies c.2 m north east from item (a).

(d) Headstone. Late C17 or early C18. Peaked top to a thick stone with boldly
modelled decoration of 2 cherub heads and husk drops to a raised panel with edge
mould. Stone lies c.3 m north of item (a).

Listing NGR: SO8660909637

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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