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Description: Row of 29 Headstones Ranged Along North Wall, Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 14 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 244371
OS Grid Reference: SP4540240565
OS Grid Coordinates: 445402, 240565
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0616, -1.3392
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BANBURY HORSE FAIR
SP4540NW (East side)
6/77 Row of 29 headstones ranged
along N wall, Church of St.
Row of 29 headstones. C17 and C18. Ironstone. From left to right. First group of
7 headstones: some segmentally headed, most boldly carved with cartouches
cherubs heads, scrolls, flowers and fruit. Second group of 6 headstones: mostly
boldly carved with scrolls, wreaths, cherubs heads and floral decoration. One
dated 1680 has winged head and wreath. Third group of 7 headstones: mostly
boldly carved with cartouches, panels, skulls and cherubs heads. Scrolled or
cambered heads. One double headstone with open pages of a book. Fourth group of
9 headstones: tall and plain with cambered heads apart from one which is boldly
carved with cartouche and cherub's head. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SP4539640566
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Source: English Heritage
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