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Baker Tomb in St Mary's Churchyard 25 Metres to North North West of Nave, Bayford

Description: Baker Tomb in St Mary's Churchyard 25 Metres to North North West of Nave

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 160629

OS Grid Reference: TL3095208861
OS Grid Coordinates: 530952, 208861
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7631, -0.1038

Location: 35 Bayford Lane, Bayford, Hertfordshire SG13 8PP

Locality: Bayford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG13 8PP

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Listing Text

(West side)

5/21 Baker Tomb in St. Mary's
25M to NNW of nave


Tomb. Circa 1871 to Baker family of Bayfordbury. Limestone. A large
square paved platform with stone surround slightly higher, on site of
former church. Paved approach and one step on S offset for raised tomb
with large cross lying on top. On centre of platform a large square
plinth with chamfered base and a carved stone chest tomb with moulded
base, panelled sides (with Lombardic inscription on N and E sides)
between small shields in trefoil headed niches. Regular flower scroll
carved on underside of projecting top slab. On top a rectangular moulded
slab, weathered on top and carved in shape of a cross.

Listing NGR: TL3095208861

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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