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Townsend Memorial and Unidentified Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St, Kingham

Description: Townsend Memorial and Unidentified Chest Tomb Approximately 2 Metres East of Chancel of Church of St

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254035

OS Grid Reference: SP2584423734
OS Grid Coordinates: 425844, 223734
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9115, -1.6257

Location: Station Road, Kingham, Oxfordshire OX7 6YA

Locality: Kingham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6YA

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Listing Text

SP2423-2525 (West side)
17/140 Townsend memorial and
unidentified chest tomb
approx. 2m E of chancel of
Church of St. Andrew


Pair of chest tombs. Circa 1756 and late C18. Limestone. Rectangular with
moulded plinth and capping. Townsend memorial has square corner balusters and
inscription panels flanked by fluted pilasters. Inscription to north in memory
of John (d.1743), Sarah (d.1728) and William (d.1758), the children of John and
Rebekah Townsend (d.1756 and 1736 respectively) commemorated on rectangular
inscription panel to east end. Unidentified chest tomb to south has plain corner
pilasters and inscription panel to south illegible at time of resurvey (August

Listing NGR: SP2584423734

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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