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Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 10 Metres South of Church of St Lawrence, Warborough

Description: Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 10 Metres South of Church of St Lawrence

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248180

OS Grid Reference: SU5990493625
OS Grid Coordinates: 459904, 193625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6383, -1.1358

Locality: Warborough
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX10 7DG

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Listing Text

SU5993 (East side)
9/149 Group of 3 chest tombs approx.
10m. S of Church of St.


Three chest tombs. Late C18. Limestone. All tombs have flat tops with moulded
edges, and the sides have fielded panels. Inscriptions on panels are now
illegible but the largest tomb (approx. 2m. by 3m.) has an inscription on the
cover commemorating Thomas Blackall (died 1779), who lived at Court Farmhouse
(q.v.) and is said to have weighed 32 stone.

Listing NGR: SU5990493625

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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