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Chest Tomb About 9 Yards South of the Tower of the Church of St John the Baptist, Beckford

Description: Chest Tomb About 9 Yards South of the Tower of the Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148503

OS Grid Reference: SO9762535834
OS Grid Coordinates: 397625, 235834
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0209, -2.0360

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 - 9736
Chest tomb about 9 yards
13/51 south of the tower of
the Church of St John
the Baptist

Chest tomb. Probably mid-C17. Ashlar. Moulded slightly hipped capping with
pronounced overhang and moulded cornice. Corner posts have raised decoration.
Sides have oval inscription panels with raised borders set within a recessed
strapwork surround and with a roundel at each corner. Similar strapwork and
roundel treatment of end panels. There is an illegible inscription on the
south side.

Listing NGR: SO9762535834

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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