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Description: Baylis Monument and Two Dipper Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Michael, Circa 10 Met
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 134279
OS Grid Reference: SO8401828570
OS Grid Coordinates: 384018, 228570
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9554, -2.2340
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TIRLEY TIRLEY VILLAGE
SO 82 NW
3/159 Baylis monument and two Dipper
monuments in the churchyard of
the Church of St. Michael, c1Om
north of nave
Two chest tombs flanking pedestal tomb. Chest tomb nearest nave.
Only legible inscription to Sarah Dipper, wife of Joseph Dipper,
died 1732. Sandstone. Inscription panel on south now eroded away,
with rosettes lower right and left. Oval inscription panel at west
end with raised margin. Raised oval inscription panel at east end
with eroded inscription. Tomb formerly stood within cast iron
Pedestal tomb: c0.75m north of preceding monument to John Dipper,
died 1880 and other members of their family. Sandstone. Square
plan with inset corners. Plinth with moulded capping. Principal
inscription on west side; raised circular inscription panel with
faces of winged cherubs upper right and left, small winged angel
and lighted lamp motif at centre, palm leaf fronds lower right and
left, bursting pod decoration either side. Inscription to Joshua
Dipper and the children of John and Sarah Dipper on north side,
with rosettes at corners. Circular raised inscription plaque with
illegible inscription on east side with festoon over and rosettes
lower right and left. Bursting pod decoration either side.
Rectangular inscription panel on south side with rosettes at each
corner. Fluted frieze with egg and dart moulding at top above each
inscription panel. Moulded pyramidal capping.
Chest tomb to Edward Baylis, died 1772, cO.5m north of preceding
monument. Limestone. Plinth with moulded capping. Raised
rectangular fielded inscription panel on south with bead and reel
and egg and dart moulding around margin. Rectangular inscription
panel on north side with quadrant corners. Egg and dart moulding
above. Fluted marginal panels set back right and left. Oval
inscription panel at east end with illegible inscription within
cable-mounted surround, egg and dart moulding above, guilloche
decoration below. Capping with moulded margin.
Listing NGR: SO8401828570
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