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Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 4 to 9 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Matthew, Langford

Description: Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 4 to 9 Metres South of South Porch of Church of St Matthew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253854

OS Grid Reference: SP2491202511
OS Grid Coordinates: 424912, 202511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7208, -1.6408

Location: Church Lane, Langford, Oxfordshire GL7 3LG

Locality: Langford
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3LG

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Listing Text

SP2402-2502 (North side)
6/103 Group of 4 chest tombs approx.
4 to 9m S of S porch of Church
of St. Matthew

Group of 4 chest tombs. Late C17 and mid-C18. Limestone. C17 tomb to north has
projecting capping; otherwise largely obscured at time of resurvey (July 1987).
Two C18 tombs to south have projecting capping and stepped tops; recessed corner
balusters. Inscriptions illegible, southern tomb with carved decoration to
sides. North tomb has carved head of winged angel to top on north side and
similar head without wings to north side of south tomb. Large C18 tomb to south
has stepped moulded plinth and capping with egg and dart top. Illegible
inscription panels with rococo carving to north side and ends, and one with egg
and dart moulding to south.

Listing NGR: SP2491202511

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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