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Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South East of Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Beckley and Stowood

Description: Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South East of Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246549

OS Grid Reference: SP5625111254
OS Grid Coordinates: 456251, 211254
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7971, -1.1857

Location: 8 Church Street, Beckley, Oxfordshire OX3 9UT

Locality: Beckley and Stowood
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX3 9UT

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Listing Text

SP51SE (West side)
2/29 Chest tomb approx. 20m. SE of
Church of The Assumption of
The Blessed Virgin Mary


Chest tomb. Late C17. Limestone. Rectangular chest, in Baroque style, has deep
projecting lid with cornice-moulded edge. Central side panel is carved with
winged cherub head and flowers, supporting swags, and is flanked by small
fielded panels. Right end has recessed oval panel beneath a winged cherub head.
Left and on rear have plain fielded panels. Part of lid is missing. No surviving

Listing NGR: SP5625111254

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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