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Description: Caffold, Hefleham, Lawrence and Rose Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Peter, Up to 7
Date Listed: 22 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 135065
OS Grid Reference: SO9430319416
OS Grid Coordinates: 394303, 219416
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8733, -2.0841
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LECKHAMPTON CHURCH ROAD
SO 91 NW
4/115 Caffold, Hefleham, Lawrence and Rost
monuments in the churchyard of the
Church of St Peter, up to 7m north
of the north aisle
Three chest tombs and one pedestal tomb south of the south aisle.
Limestone. From east to west:-
a) Chest tomb to Richard Caffold, died 1753 and other members of
that family. Rectangular fielded inscription panel with
inscription to Richard Caffold on the north side; fluted
marginal panels either side. Similar inscription panel on the
south side. Fielded inscription panel with an inset segmental
head and an inscription at the west end. Cartouche-like panel
at the east end. Thick capping with a moulded margin.
b) William Hefleham chest tomb c3m north west of the preceding.
Sunken rectangular inscription panel with acanthus decoration
to the margin and an inscription to William Hefleham, died 1720
on the north side. Similar inscription panel with inscription
to William Hefleham, died 1692 on the south side. Lyre-shaped
ends with palm leaf decoration to the sides. Oval inscription
panel with raised margin with foliate decoration and an
inscription to Elizabeth, daughter of William Hefleham, died
1726 at the east end. Similar oval inscription panel with
laurel leaf decoration and an eroded inscription at the west
end. Thick capping with moulded margin.
c) Lawrence family pedestal monument c5.5m north west of the
preceding. Monument to John Lawrence, died 1788 and other
members of that family. Moulded plinth with inset corners.
Fielded inscription panels, some with beaded margins, on all
four sides. Friezes above each inscription panel decorated
with swags or palm fronds. The frieze on the north side is
decorated with an urn onto which is painted 'Re----- --53 by E.
Croome Son', fluted decoration flanked by bosses either side.
Capping with moulded margin; pyramidal upper capping stone.
The whole monument except the capping appears to have
originally been painted black.
d) William Rose monument c4m to the west of the preceding.
Rectangular fielded inscription panel with an inscription to
William Rose on the north side flanked by marginal panels
decorated with raised strapwork. Similar but illegible
inscription panel and marginal panels on the south side.
Cartouche-like inscription panel with an illegible inscription
at the west end. Sunken inscription panel with an inset
segmental head and foliate margin at the east end. Deep
capping with moulded margin.
Listing NGR: SO9430319416
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Source: English Heritage
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