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Group of 10 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Up to 10 Metres South Ea, Uckington

Description: Group of 10 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Up to 10 Metres South Ea

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134606

OS Grid Reference: SO9205526057
OS Grid Coordinates: 392055, 226057
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9330, -2.1169

Location: 6 The Green, Uckington, Gloucestershire GL51 9TJ

Locality: Uckington
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL51 9TJ

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Listing Text


7/198 Group of 10 monuments in the church-
yard of the Church of St Mary
Magdalene, up to 10m south-east
of the chancel


Group of 10 monuments comprising a row of 8 headstones, a single
headstone (forming part of a row) and a chest tomb to members of
the Buckle family.
Row of 8 headstones. Limestone. Seven of the headstones are C18
and of similar design with tops in the form of double scrolls and
sunken inscription plaques with inscriptions in italics to members
of the Little family.
Headstone to the right of these, to Susannah Little, died 1695.
Sandstone. Raised oval inscription plaque with shallowly carved
foliate scrollwork at the top.
Headstone to the right of the latter. Limestone. Partially
legible inscription in italics, dated 1673.
Headstone to the right of the latter, to Alice Little, died 1707.
sandstone. Oval inscription plaque with foliate scrollwork
(similar to the Susannah Little monument).
Segmental-headed headstone to the right of the latter. Limestone.
Almost illegible inscription including the date 1687. The
inscription plaque is flanked by putti each holding a book in
one hand, the other hand is held up towards two seated putti above
the inscription plaque.
Large segmental-headed headstone (tipping forwards) c2m to the
east, to Thomas Little and Mary his wife. Only legible date 1711.
Large winged cherub's head at the top with rosettes either side.
Pedestal tomb to William Buckle of Boddington, Gent, died 1789.
Sandstone with limestone plinth. Flat standing formerly with a
cast-iron railing. Fielded inscription plaques on all four sides
of the tomb. Two with fluted friezes. Two with swag decoration
to the friezes. Moulded capping with curving pyramidal upper
capping stone with a finial at the top.

Listing NGR: SO9205526057

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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