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Francis Kemmet(T) Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 3 Metres North of North , Prestbury

Description: Francis Kemmet(T) Monument in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 3 Metres North of North

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134498

OS Grid Reference: SO9698724004
OS Grid Coordinates: 396987, 224004
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9146, -2.0452

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)

18/90 Francis Kemmet(t) monument in the
churchyard of the Church of St Mar
c3m north of north aisle


Chest tomb to Francis Kemmet(t), died 1716. Partially legible
inscription to Francis Kemmet(t) on the south side. Partially
legible inscriptions to John and William Kemmet on the north side.
Limestone. Oval inscription plaque on the north and south side
with partally legible inscriptions and raised, roll-moulded
surrounds with laurel-leaf carving. Palm-leaf fronds at corners
flanked by putti each of which formerly held something (now
removed) in one hand. Outer panels with hanging drapery with
ribbon tie at top. Oval inscription at the west end with an
illegible inscription and raised roll-moulded margin with
scrollwork decoration. Deeply carved winged cherubs' heads in
upper/uppers(?). Similar illegible or unused inscription plaque at
east end. Thick capping with moulded margin. An unusually bold
and rich example.

Listing NGR: SO9698724004

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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