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Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 3 Metres to East of Apse of Church of St John the Baptist, Bishop's Castle

Description: Group of 3 Chest Tombs Approximately 3 Metres to East of Apse of Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 256922

OS Grid Reference: SO3234188410
OS Grid Coordinates: 332341, 288410
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4894, -2.9979

Location: B4385, Bishops Castle, Shropshire SY9 5FD

Locality: Bishop's Castle
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY9 5FD

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Listing Text


12/15 Group of 3 chest tombs
approximately 3 metres
to east of apse of
Church of St. John the


Three chest tombs. Early- to mid-C19. Sandstone ashlar. Larger one
to south: rounded corners, panelled pilasters and inscription panels,
moulded plinth and hipped capping with rounded corners. To Anne Griffiths,
died 1825. Also to Richard Griffiths, died 1837. Coffin slab to
south, shaped as coffin with 'R G' in raised lettering. Tomb to north-
west: circa 1800; quarter columns to corners and hipped capping. To
Powell family. Tomb to north-east: circa 1800. Gothic quatrefoil-
panelled sides, trefoil-headed panels to corner pilasters, and hipped
capping. To Phillips family.

Listing NGR: SO3234188410

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Source: English Heritage

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