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The 6 Tomb Chests in Churchyard Next Chancel, 5 on East, 1 on South, Great Gaddesden

Description: The 6 Tomb Chests in Churchyard Next Chancel, 5 on East, 1 on South

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157879

OS Grid Reference: TL0288911270
OS Grid Coordinates: 502889, 211270
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7906, -0.5096

Location: Piper's Hill, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6HJ

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP2 6HJ

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Listing Text

TL 0l SW
(North side)
3/100 The 6 tomb chests in
- churchyard next chancel,
5 on East, one on South side


6 tomb chests. C18 and early C19 to the Greene family. Carved limestone
with black marble top slabs. From S to N the first 4 to the E of chancel
are: Mary Greene d.1738; similar with illegible inscription; .....Greene
d.1791; Henry Greene d.1773. These each have moulded edges to inscribed
top slab, gadrooned recessed corners to tomb chest with fielded panels on
each face, and moulded base. The fifth tomb is to Henry Greene d.1834
and is of similar design to that next the S wall of the chancel with
fluted corner pilaster to simpler tomb chest with moulded base but heavy
inscribed top slab.

Listing NGR: TL0288911270

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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