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Group of 4 Headstones in the Churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 4 1/2-7 Metres So, Stoke Orchard

Description: Group of 4 Headstones in the Churchyard of the Church of St John the Baptist Circa 4 1/2-7 Metres So

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134534

OS Grid Reference: SO9049629479
OS Grid Coordinates: 390496, 229479
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9637, -2.1397

Location: St John's Court, Stoke Orchard, Gloucestershire GL20 7BW

Locality: Stoke Orchard
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7BW

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Listing Text


7/126 Group of 4 headstones in the
churchyard of the Church of
St John the Baptist c4.5-7m
south of the south porch


Pair of headstones and 2 single headstones. Limestone.
Left-hand, headstone to Ann, wife of Thomas Surman, died 1695;
winged cherub's head at top.
Right-hand to Philip and John Surman. Philip, died
1670, John died 1680. Margins either side and upper part of the
headstone with raised deeply carved foliate decoration. Winged
cherub's head at top.
Unidentified headstone c2m to east with a winged cherub's head at
top. Inscription flanked by stylized Ionic columns with skulls at
the base of each.
Headstone c4m west of the chest tomb to Jane wife of John (Surman),
son of Thomas Surman, died 1678. Foliate margin, deeply incised
scrollwork at top.

Listing NGR: SO9049629479

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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