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Description: Group of Chest Tomb, 5 Headstones and Footstone Approximately 10 Metres South of Chancel of Church o
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 305677
OS Grid Reference: SP4717956184
OS Grid Coordinates: 447179, 256184
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2019, -1.3111
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PRIORS HARDWICK CHURCH END
SP4756 (East side)
14/101 Group of chest tomb, 5
headstones and a footstone
approx. 10m. S of chancel of
Church of St. Mary
Group of chest tomb, 5 headstones and footstone. Chest tomb 1795; headstones
late C17 and early C18. Carved and moulded ironstone. Chest tomb has fluted
corners and moulded shallow-pitched top. Headstone dated 1723 has scrolled
pediment with winged head, flanked by lamps. Composite half-columns, elaborate
swag and drapery, and shaped panel. Inscription to Elizabeth Ward. Early C18
headstone has shaped top with winged head and cartouche in a large wreath.
Headstone dated 1680 has a scrolled top with swag, volutes with drapery and sunk
panel. Late C17 headstone with segmental top, open segmental pediment, winged
head and tassels. Entablature with leaf scrolls. Composite half-columns, and
moulded fielded panel with 2 heads. Headstone dated 1691 has shaped top with
scrolls, volutes with drapery and sunk panel. Plain footstone dated 1680 has
Listing NGR: SP4717956184
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Source: English Heritage
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