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Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres North East of Chancel of Church of St Michael, Cumnor

Description: Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres North East of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 249710

OS Grid Reference: SP4616804157
OS Grid Coordinates: 446168, 204157
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7342, -1.3328

Location: 6 Abingdon Road, Cumnor, Oxfordshire OX2 9PE

Locality: Cumnor
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX2 9PE

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Listing Text

SP4605 (South side)
13/35 Chest tomb approx. 20m. NE of
chancel of Church of St.
Chest tomb. Late C17. Limestone. Splayed plinth and cyma-moulded cornice: slate
lozenges left into sides have inscriptions. In memory of Lieutenant William
Godfry, d.1694 and a staunch Royalist: one inscription reads "Here/lyeth ye
Body/of Lieutenant Willi/am Godfry who faithful/ly served King Charles ye
lst/from Edgehill Fight/to ye end of ye/unhappy/wars".
(V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.403).

Listing NGR: SP4616804157

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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