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Description: Chest Tomb Approximately 20 Metres North East of Chancel of Church of St Michael
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
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CUMNOR HIGH STREET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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