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Robert Aston Tomb About 10 Metres South of South West Corner of Church of St John, Burford

Description: Robert Aston Tomb About 10 Metres South of South West Corner of Church of St John

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 March 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 254124

OS Grid Reference: SP2528212389
OS Grid Coordinates: 425282, 212389
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8096, -1.6347

Location: 3 Lawrence Lane, Burford, Oxfordshire OX18 4SD

Locality: Burford
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 4SD

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Listing Text

SP2512 Robert Aston tomb tomb
7/22 about 10m South of SW lOm Swt+i of SW
corner of church of St of diurch of St


Bale-tomb. Robert Aston, Innholder (of the George q.v.) died 1698, his
wife Sarah in 1705. Ashlar. Large Baroque bale tomb. Scroll-work
escutcheons to end panels, 2 slate memorial panels set in on North side.
3 pilasters with high relief fruit and vegetable carving (putto in centre)
and leaf ornament in frieze over. Moulded plinth and cornice. Bale in
two parts with bobbin end moulding and fishscale decoration in centre. 3
vase finials, the central one broken.

Listing NGR: SP2528212389

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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