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Allen Family Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 20 Metres South of the Vestry, Prestbury

Description: Allen Family Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 20 Metres South of the Vestry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134491

OS Grid Reference: SO9702923982
OS Grid Coordinates: 397029, 223982
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9144, -2.0446

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)

18/83 Allen family monument in the
churchyard of the Church of St
Mary c20m south of the vestry


Chest tomb to Lieutenant Colonel James Allen of Inchmartine,
Perthshire, died 1839, and other members of the Allen family.
Sandstone. Square plan. Flat standing formerly with a railing
(now removed). Moulded plinth. Inscription to Colonel Allen on
west side with fluted marginal panels. Further inscriptions south
and east sides. North side decorated with family crest comprising
a winged bird with the motto 'FORTITER' below, on the north side.
Stepped pyramidal capping. The monument was formerly highlighted
in cream and black paint.

Listing NGR: SO9702923982

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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