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Description: Group of a Chest Tomb and 12 Headstones Approximately 2 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 305675
OS Grid Reference: SP4719156192
OS Grid Coordinates: 447191, 256192
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2019, -1.3109
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PRIORS HARDWICK CHURCH END
SP4756 (East side)
14/99 Group of a chest tomb and 12
headstones approx. 2m. S of
chancel of Church of St. Mary
Group of a chest tomb and 12 headstones. Chest tomb late C17/early C18, dated
1748; headstones mid/late C17 and early C18. Carved and moulded ironstone. Chest
tomb has simple nook-shafts and projecting moulded top. Short sides to east and
west have fielded panels; north side has oval panel, south side has shield
panels. Mid/late C17 headstones has shaped top and sunk panel. Late C17
headstone with open segmental pediment and winged head, entablature. Composite
half-columns and fielded panel. Early C18 headstone has broken pediment with
head, swag with winged head, and twisted pilasters. Early C18 headstone with
shaped top of winged head and large crossed palm leaves, fielded panel and
volutes with festoons. Another has segmental top with scrolled pediment and
finial, leaf scrolls and central head, cornice, and female figures holding palm
leaves. Early/mid C18 headstone has segmental top, scrolled pediment with winged
head, fielded panel in moulded surround, and running pattern. The other
headstones are not of special architectural interest.
Listing NGR: SP4719156192
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Source: English Heritage
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