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Attwood Monument and Two Unidentified Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Michael Circa , Tirley

Description: Attwood Monument and Two Unidentified Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Michael Circa

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 134274

OS Grid Reference: SO8400828547
OS Grid Coordinates: 384008, 228547
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9552, -2.2341

Locality: Tirley
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 4ES

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Listing Text

SO 82 NW
3/154 Attwood monument and two
unidentified monuments in the
churchyard of the Church of St.
Michael c2.5m north of nave


Row of three chest tombs. Chest tomb nearest porch to Mary
Attwood, died 1746 and two of her sons. Limestone, sandstone
capping. Moulded plinth. Rectangular fielded inscription panel on
north side with hanging foliate decoration either side. Fielded
panels at either end with quadrant corners with foliate
decoration. Sanctus cross on a panel at west end.
Unidentified tomb. 0.5m north of the preceding monument. C17.
Illegible inscription on north side within raised margin with
quadrant corners, paLm leaf fronds above, hanging flower decoration
either side. Rectangular panel with no legible inscription on
south side. Lighted lamps on engaged pedestals either side.
Foliate decoration tied with ribbon at top on sides of bulging tomb
ends. Lyre-shaped tomb ends. Octagonal panel with quadrant
corners at west end with traces of inscription. Oval inscription
plaque without inscription at east end. Thick capping with moulded
margin. - - --
Unidentified tomb, c0.75m north of the preceding monument. C17.
Limestone with sandstone capping. Lyre-shaped ends with oval
inscription panels. complete slabs which formerly formed sides of
tomb stacked under capping (April 198-5). One with rectangular
inscription panel with crossed bone decoration in margin.

Listing NGR: SO8400828547

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Source: English Heritage

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