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Pair of Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 1-2 Metres South of South Aisle, Prestbury

Description: Pair of Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 1-2 Metres South of South Aisle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134488

OS Grid Reference: SO9700023978
OS Grid Coordinates: 397000, 223978
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9143, -2.0450

Location: Mill Street, Prestbury, Gloucestershire GL52 3BE

Locality: Prestbury
Local Authority: Cheltenham Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL52 3BE

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Listing Text

(south side)

18/80 Pair of monuments in the churchyard
of the Church of St Mary cl-2m
south of south aisle

Pair of C17 chest tombs. Limestone.
Tomb nearest porch to John Sm----. Plain inscription plaque on the
south side with an almost illegible inscription flanked by panels
with flat-chamfered margins. Thick capping.
Unidentified chest tomb c4m to north-east. South side now badly
eroded. North side partially eroded with an oval inscription
plaque without a legible inscription. Carved roses in spandrels.
Large cherubs' heads either side with brackets and acanthus
decoration below each face. Lyre-shaped ends with cartouche-like
plaques. Thick capping with moulded margin.

Listing NGR: SO9700023978

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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