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Scattered Group of Nine Monuments (Some Overgrown or with Illegible Inscriptions) to North and West , Madley

Description: Scattered Group of Nine Monuments (Some Overgrown or with Illegible Inscriptions) to North and West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 155099

OS Grid Reference: SO4198538748
OS Grid Coordinates: 341985, 238748
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0441, -2.8473

Location: B4352, Madley, County of Herefordshire HR2 9DP

Locality: Madley
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR2 9DP

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Listing Text


4/46 Scattered group of
nine monuments (some
overgrown or with
illegible inscriptions)
to north and west of the
Church of the Nativity of
the Blessed Virgin Mary


Seven chest tombs and two pedestal tombs:

Chest tomb for Mary Wheeler, died 1831 (about 18 yards north of the north
porch). Sandstone ashlar. Hipped capping with panels inclined inwards
towards base, trapezium-shaped side panels with incised margins to

Chest tomb for William Williams, died 1837 (about two yards north-east of
north-east corner of north porch). Sandstone ashlar. Deep plinth, moulded
hipped capping, corner balusters and inscription panels with quadrant corners
to margins.

Overgrown pedestal tomb (about five yards north of Williams monument).

Chest tomb with illegible inscription and twin side panels (about 10 yards
west of above).

Two overgrown chest tombs (one about four yards north-west, the other five
yards west-south-west of above).

Overgrown chest tomb (about 12 yards east of Wheeler monument). Small corner

Pedestal tomb with inscription panels removed, c1840. Sandstone ashlar,
fluted corner columns, acanthus frieze, quadrant corners to margins of side
panels, low hipped moulded capping with ball finial (about 10 yards west of
west door).

Overgrown chest tomb for William Symonds, died 1829 (about five yards north-west
of above), fluted panels flank side inscription panels which have margins with
quadrant corners.

The group as a whole occupies a prominent position in the churchyard.

Listing NGR: SO4198538748

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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