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Description: Gambier-Parry Monument in the Churchyard, About 8m East of Centre of East Wall of Chancel, Church of
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134346
OS Grid Reference: SO7966619542
OS Grid Coordinates: 379666, 219542
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8741, -2.2968
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HIGHNAM HIGHNAM VILLAGE
9/55 Gambier-Parry monument in the
churchyard, about 8m east of centre
of east wall of chancel, Church of
the Holy Innocents
Coped tomb. Thomas Gambier-Parry, died 1888, by Sydney Gambier-
Parry. Stone, and 2 types of marble. Slightly tapering to foot
with chamfered corners. Coped top carved in high relief:
projecting 3 sided canopy to east end, crocketed ogee arches, with
pierced tracery below, crenellated eaves, stone roof above
(described as if vertical, but in fact laid flat). Below, either
side semi-octagonal shafts rising from floriate corbelled bases: 2
rings, capitals. On ridge between cross rising from 3-step base,
floriate crockets off sides; 2 coats of arms each side. Whole set
on marble base, moulded, chamfered top with Gothic lettering;
different type of marble to moulded plinth below, whole set on
plain stone slab at ground level. T. Gambier-Parry built church,
Lodge, School and Rectory (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO7966619542
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