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2 Gibbs Memorials About 25 Yards South of South Porch of St Marys Church, Chipping Norton

Description: 2 Gibbs Memorials About 25 Yards South of South Porch of St Marys Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251593

OS Grid Reference: SP3118027315
OS Grid Coordinates: 431180, 227315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9435, -1.5478

Location: 5 Church Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5NS

Locality: Chipping Norton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 5NS

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Listing Text

SP 3027 - 3127
3/101 2 Gibbs memorials about
25 yards south of south
- porch of St Mary's Church
2 chest tombs. Mid C19. Ashlar. The North tomb spectacular in Portland stone:
neo-classical style; to John (died 1860) and Emma (died 1859) Gibbs. Moulded
plinth and cornice, end vertical brackets with paterae Shaped top feature with
flanking scrolls, central fluted panel, coved base and corner anthemion acroteria.
The south tomb to Thomas (died 1844) and Sarah (died 1842) Gibbs: chest tomb with
moulded plinth and cornice, panelled corner piers decorated with husks and raised
inscription panels. The two tombs have a similarity which suggests the same
mason, despite the obvious difference in material and effect.

Listing NGR: SP3118027315

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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