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Description: Group of 8 Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Circa 3 to 7 Metres South
Date Listed: 22 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134964
OS Grid Reference: SO9013819218
OS Grid Coordinates: 390138, 219218
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8715, -2.1446
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BADGEWORTH BADGEWORTH VILLAGE
SO 91 NW
4/12 Group of 8 monuments in the church-
yard of the Church of the Holy
Trinity, c3-7m south of the church
Chest tomb and 7 headstones. Limestone.
a) Chest tomb to Richard -------, died 17--. Moulded plinth.
Raised inscription panel on the south side with an illegible
inscription panel. Unused inscription panels at either end;
quarter balusters at each corner. Capping with moulded margin.
b)-d) Three small late C17-early C18 headstones clm to the north-
west of the preceding. Single cherubs' heads at the top of
three headstones, two are decorated with swags in addition.
The central headstone has flowers in bold relief and an oval
inscription panel with a raised margin.
e) Double headstone c2m west of the chest tomb with an
illegible double inscription panel. Bell flower motif hangs
from a skull between the two panels. Hanging drapery and
single bell flower over each inscription panel.
f) Double headstone c2m west of the preceding, date 1714 visible
on the left-hand inscription panel. Hanging fruit and flowers
between the inscription panels, hanging drapery around the
inscription panels; bust of a man and woman each with one hand
holding open a single bible. Unusual design.
g) & h) Two headstones in a row of three c3m south of the door to
the porch. Early C18. Small headstone at the centre of the
row with no legible inscription; cherub's head with finely
carved hands; hanging fruit and flowers either side of the
inscription panel. Carving in almost 3-dimensional relief.
Larger headstone to the right. Mid C18. Four cherubs' heads
at the top, hanging drapery, fruit and flowers either side.
Detail of carving rather eroded.
i) Headstone c3m south of f). Early C18. Partially legible
inscription. Carved woman's head with head dress at the top.
Hands holding bible open below. Scrolls either side; flowers
and drapery below.
j) Headstone c4m south of a). Early C18. No legible inscription.
Winged cherub's head holding bible festoon and hanging drapery.
A good group of varied designs in the local vigorous tradition.
Listing NGR: SO9013819218
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Source: English Heritage
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