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Description: Purton Monument, in Churchyard, About 4m South-East of Corner of Chancel, Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134388
OS Grid Reference: SO7732916996
OS Grid Coordinates: 377329, 216996
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8511, -2.3305
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MINSTERWORTH CHURCH LANE
SO 71 NE
Purton monument, in churchyard,
about 4m south-east of south-east
corner of chancel, Church of
Chest tomb. Thomas Purton, died 1769. Flat lid, simple chamfer;
north side rococo carving, winged cherub's head in centre,
decorative carving to ends panel: framed each end by hanging
leaves and flowers. South side badly weathered, drapery to ends.
Quarter-square gadrooned corner balusters, carving to stem; ends
hour glass, in serpent of eternity, palm fronds, whole on a stand.
Listing NGR: SO7732916996
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Source: English Heritage
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