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Row of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Lawrence, C2 1/2 Metres East of the East En, Swindon

Description: Row of 3 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Lawrence, C2 1/2 Metres East of the East En

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134546

OS Grid Reference: SO9347224880
OS Grid Coordinates: 393472, 224880
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9224, -2.0963

Location: 65 Church Road, Swindon, Gloucestershire GL51 9QR

Locality: Swindon
Local Authority: Cheltenham Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL51 9QR

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Listing Text


15/138 Row of 3 monuments in the church-
yard of the Church of St Lawrence,
c2.5m east of the east end of
the chancel


Row of three chest tombs. C17-early C18. Limestone.
Chest tomb at the northern end of the row. C18. Inscription to
John Cobb, Gent on the north side on a fielded inscription panel
within a border with carved foliate decoration. Similar fielded
panel on the south side. Circular panel at the west end with a
raised margin and gadrooning at the base. Thick capping with a
moulded margin. Egg and dart continued around all sides of the
tomb below the capping.
Chest tomb c2.5m to south of the latter. Early-mid C18. Partially
legible inscription on the south side with a sunken inscription
panel with panels of raised strapwork either side. Similar raised
strapwork at tomb end.
Chest tomb c2.5m to south. Early C17 with deeply incised
inscriptions on the north side and at the west end. The south
side appears to bear some raised decoration but possibly not an
inscription. Deeply incised inscription on the north side.
All three tombs were largely covered in ivy and may have further
inscriptions not apparent at the time of the resurvey (April 1986).

Listing NGR: SO9347224880

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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