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Description: Three Hawkins Monuments, in Churchyard, About 6 Metres South of Centre of Chancel, Church of St Pete
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134386
OS Grid Reference: SO7732316995
OS Grid Coordinates: 377323, 216995
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8511, -2.3306
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MINSTERWORTH CHURCH LANE
SO 71 NE
5/92 Three Hawkins monuments, in
churchyard, about 6m south of centre
of chancel, Church of St Peter
Two short chest tombs, one pedestal tomb. Last quarter C18.
Stone. Westernmost, Anne Hawkins, died 1776. Flat lid, moulded
edge, corners slightly indented long side: north side raised
square panel, scalloped corners, south raised circle, both with
corner paterae. Ends pilasters, alternate fluting and paterae in
capital, draped urn in sunk panel west end, raised panel east,
moulded plinth. Long S to first inscription: later inscriptions.
Northernmost wife of J. Hawkins, died 1780; lid as westernmost;
raised rectangular panel to sides, pilaster ends, egg and dart top,
raised circle to each stem, swelling centre to east, urn to west.
Moulded plinth. Also commemorates J. Hawkins, died 1740; later
inscriptions. Southermost pedestal tomb probably late C18;
inscriptions weathered. Hexagonal; pine-cone top, acanthus leaves
on cyma moulding, gadrooning; swept down to moulded edge, step,
moulded edge to lid. Plain frieze; acanthus consoles to east and
west, raised panels to other sides, moulded plinth. All on square
of stone paving at ground level, carrying iron railings, pointed
tops to bars, larger corner members with urn tops.
Listing NGR: SO7732316995
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Source: English Heritage
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