Description: Group of Three Headstones, Including One to William Hope, Approximately 20 Metres South of Church To
Date Listed: 5 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 249884
OS Grid Reference: SU5312985900
OS Grid Coordinates: 453129, 185900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5695, -1.2348
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BLEWBURY CHURCH STREET
SU5385 (North-east side)
16/23 Group of three headstones,
including one to William Hope,
and one to Sibilia Hope,
approx. 20m S of Church tower
Headstone, Dated 1683 to inscription. Stone. Round-topped slab. Inscription
reads "Here lyeth interred the body of William Hope who departed this life the
4th Day of July anno domeny (sic) 1683 aged 90 years and 6 munthes (sic)",
Headstone. Dated 1679 to inscription. Stone. Round-topped slab. Inscription
reads "Here lyeth interred the body of Sibilla the wife of William Hope, who
departed this life the 6th day of January anno domeny (sic) 1679 aged 81 years
and 3 munthes (sic)". Headstone. Probably C17. Stone. Scroll-topped slab.
Illegible inscription, possibly in Greek.
Listing NGR: SU5312985900
Source: English Heritage
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