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Bale Tomb and Chest Tomb Approximately 6 Metres and 8 Metres South of Nave and 6 Metres and 8 Metres, Brize Norton

Description: Bale Tomb and Chest Tomb Approximately 6 Metres and 8 Metres South of Nave and 6 Metres and 8 Metres

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252116

OS Grid Reference: SP2999907585
OS Grid Coordinates: 429999, 207585
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7661, -1.5667

Location: Manor Road, Brize Norton, Oxfordshire OX18 3PT

Locality: Brize Norton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 3PT

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Listing Text

SP3007 (West side)
17/44 Bale tomb and chest tomb
approx. 6m. and 8m. S of nave
and 6m. and 8m. SE of porch of
Church of St. Britius


Bale tomb. Dated 1718. Limestone. Two worn inscription panels each side, flanked
by foliate scrolls to rear. Moulded cornice: gadrooned bale with skulls set in
shell hoods at ends. Chest tomb to south-east. Mid C18. Limestone. Two winged
cherubs' heads carved over inscription panel, flanked by 2 narrow panels with
trailing foliate carving: moulded cornice and capping. Commemorates John James
(died 1760) and others of the James family.

Listing NGR: SP2999907585

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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