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Description: Chest Tomb About 18 Yards South of the Chancel of the Church of St John the Baptist
Date Listed: 17 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156387
OS Grid Reference: SO9209680761
OS Grid Coordinates: 392096, 280761
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4248, -2.1176
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SO 98 SW HAGLEY CP HAGLEY PARK
2/124 Chest tomb about 18 yards
south of the chancel of
the Church of St John the
Chest tomb. Dated 1630(?). Sandstone ashlar. Narrow with half-columns set
back at corners and also two at each side with frieze above. Between columns
are recessed round-headed panels. The slightly hipped capping is later and
probably re-used from another tomb. At the west end is a partly illegible
inscription within the panel. The date "1630" is inscribed in the spandrels.
An unusual early and boldly detailed chest tomb.
Listing NGR: SO9209680761
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Source: English Heritage
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