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Group of 6 Headstones in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary, Immediately North of the Elizabeth, Prestbury

Description: Group of 6 Headstones in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary, Immediately North of the Elizabeth

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134489

OS Grid Reference: SO9700223974
OS Grid Coordinates: 397002, 223974
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)

18/81 Group of six headstones in
the churchyard of the Church of
St Mary, immediately north of the
Elizabeth Lockwood cross to south


Group of six headstones. Early C18. Limestone. Headstone at west
end of group. Mid-late C18. Cartouche-like inscription plaque
with three winged angels' heads at top. No legible inscription.
Pair of headstones c2.5m to east. Segmental-headed headstone on
left dated 1718. Partially legible inscription. Moulded capping
with shell-like motif at centre of top.
Headstone immediately to right with left-hand side now broken away.
Partially legible inscription with moulded margin and curving
brackets at top.
Pair of headstones c2.5m to north. Left-hand stone dated 1714.
Partially legible inscription. Segmental-head with a shell-like
motif at centre of top. Barley-twist margin either side of
Headstone to right dated 1703 with a partially legible inscription.
Swags either side of inscription. Top of stone comprises two
curving brackets.
Single headstone c3m to east to Thomas Randell, died 1700, with
raised roll-moulded margin and scrollwork carving and quadrant

Listing NGR: SO9700223974

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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