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Group of 9 Chest Tombs Approximately 20-30 Metres South West of South Transept of Church of St Mary, Witney

Description: Group of 9 Chest Tombs Approximately 20-30 Metres South West of South Transept of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252618

OS Grid Reference: SP3562309195
OS Grid Coordinates: 435623, 209195
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7803, -1.4850

Location: 20 Station Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire OX8 6AW

Locality: Witney
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX8 6AW

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Listing Text

SP3509S (South side)
11/68 Group of 9 chest tombs approx.
20-30m. SW of S transept of
Church of St. Mary

9 chest tombs. Chest tomb approximately 28 metres south-west. Early C19.
Limestone. Fielded pilaster panel flanks beaded revealed inscription panel;
moulded plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates Wilkinson family, including
William and George. Chest tomb approximately 30 metres south-west. Late C18.
Limestone. Unusual shape with concave sides and corner balusters; moulded
plinth, cornice and top. Commemorates Daniel Dalton, d.1813, wife Anne. d.1790.
Chest tomb approximately 23metres south-west. Limestone. Raised pilasters, with
spiral foliate and rose carvings, flank inscription panel with winged angel's
head. Commemorates Mary Collier, d.1755; reverse side has fluted pilasters
flanking fielded central paenel; moulded plinth and cornice. Two chest tombs
approximitely 20 metres south-west. Early C19 and mid C18. Limestone.
Sarcophagus-shaped tomb to north commemorates Thomas Castle and others. Mid C18
tomb to south has cavetto-moulded ribs to revealted panels, corner balusters and
moulded plinth and cornice. Four C18 and C19 chest tombs are not of special
architectural interest.

Listing NGR: SP3562309195

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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