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Description: Bale Tomb of West Richardson Faulkner About 6 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St John
Date Listed: 1 March 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 254127
OS Grid Reference: SP2531412386
OS Grid Coordinates: 425314, 212386
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8095, -1.6342
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BURFORD AND UPTON CHURCH LANE
SP2512 (Enlargement) Bale tomb of W.
7/25 Richardson Faulkner
about 6m south of South 6m so0rh of South
Transept of Church of of Church of
Bale tomb. William Richardson Faulkner died 1903. Golden ashlar.
Enriched moulded panels; centre of long sides with putti and garlands of
fruit in high relief. Spiral bale in 2 parts, scallop end to west, relief
of crucifixion to East. Frieze inscribed "JUXTA: FIDEM: DEFUNCTI: SUNT:
OMNES: ISTI: NON: ACCEPTIS: REPROMISSIONIBUS: SED: A: LONGE: ASPICIENTES:
ET: SALUTANTES : ET: CONFIDENTES: QUIA: PELEGRINI : ET: HOSPITES: SUNT:
SUPER: TERRAM." The lettering and the carving are both unmistakably
early C20 but the form of the tomb is a convincing replica.
This -is also a memorial to John Meade Faulkner (died 1936).
Listing NGR: SP2531412386
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Source: English Heritage
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