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Chest Tomb About 4 Yards North-West of the Nave of the Church of St John the Baptist, Beckford

Description: Chest Tomb About 4 Yards North-West of the Nave of the Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148502

OS Grid Reference: SO9759635831
OS Grid Coordinates: 397596, 235831
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0209, -2.0364

Location: Main Street, Beckford, Worcestershire GL20 7AD

Locality: Beckford
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7AD

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Listing Text

SO 9635 - 9735
north-west of the nave
of the Church of St John
the Baptist

Chest tomb. Probably mid-C18. Ashlar. Moulded base and flat capping and
corner rebates which have quadrant balusters with gadrooned bases and foliated
capitals. Side panels have elaborately sculpted borders in high relief, in
form of cartouche to south and with fruit and flower detail to north. At
each end the panels have segmental heads and there is an emblematic device in
high relief to the east and a sunburst relief with putti heads to the west.
Commemorates Richard ? , died 1746.

Listing NGR: SO9759635831

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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