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Description: Two Chambers Memorials and Railed Enclosure About 55 Metres Northwest of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 153662
OS Grid Reference: SO2510745065
OS Grid Coordinates: 325107, 245065
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0988, -3.0947
SO 24 NE CLIFFORD CP
2/41 2 Chambers memorials and
railed enclosure about
55 metres north-west of
west tower of Church of
Two chest tombs in railed enclosure. Early C19. Ashlar and wrought iron.
Rectangular plan railings, standards have urn finials. North tomb: bold
corner balusters decorated with crossed sprigs of wheat, raised inscription
panel flanked by borders of stylised flowers, moulded cornice, bevelled top.
Inscription: "Sacred to the Memory/ of/ Lewis Chambers/ late of the Lower
Court/ in this Parish/ who departed this life/ 20th of May/ 1810/ aged
73 years". South tomb: bold corner balusters decorated with paterae,
raised inscription panel flanked by borders of classical urns above floral
motifs; fluted frieze, moulded cornice, bevelled top. Inscription: "Sacred/
to the Memory of Ann, Relict of the/ late Lewis Chambers, she departed/ this
life the 17th of September 1814/ in the 64 year of/ her Age." These are
good examples of stone masonry and enhance the setting of the church; they
contribute to the group value of the other memorials in the churchyard.
Listing NGR: SO2510745065
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