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6 Headstones in Line in Churchyard, Beginning 1m South of South-West Corner of Transept, Church of S, Stanton

Description: 6 Headstones in Line in Churchyard, Beginning 1m South of South-West Corner of Transept, Church of S

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134847

OS Grid Reference: SP0689034309
OS Grid Coordinates: 406890, 234309
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0072, -1.9010

Location: Church Lane, Stanton, Gloucestershire WR12 7NG

Locality: Stanton
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR12 7NG

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Listing Text

SP 0634-0734
(west side)
11/65 Six headstones in line in church-
yard, beginning lm south of south-
west corner of transept, Church of
St Michael and All Angels
Headstones. C17, C18. Stone. Northernmost, Thomas Pound, died
1760: cambered top, slight scroll shaping, low relief strapwork
carving to head, good lettering, some copperplate scrolling.
Adjoining, to south, unidentified; cambered head, low relief
carving; inscription weathered off. Next, ogee top, deep
rectangular recess in face, M E in block capitals in relief.
Fourth, thick stone, chamfer to back, elliptical top, projecting as
hood at front; face recessed with rosette at top, inscription
weathered; 1680 on back. Fifth gabled top, moulded surround to
oval panel with winged heads above on each side forming pediment,
framing stylized tree of life. Inscription weathered, date 170-.
Recessed panel on rear. Sixth, elliptical head, winged cherub's
head in top, above deep recess: inscription weathered. Row of
best surviving of good C17 and C18 headstones in churchyard.

Listing NGR: SP0689034309

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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