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Chest Tomb Approximately 3.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael, Warmington

Description: Chest Tomb Approximately 3.5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 306328

OS Grid Reference: SP4098747480
OS Grid Coordinates: 440987, 247480
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1241, -1.4027

Location: B4100, Warmington, Warwickshire OX17 1JN

Locality: Warmington
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 1JN

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Listing Text

SP4047 (South side)
9/217 Chest tomb approx. 3.5m. S of
chancel of Church of St.


Chest tomb. 1713. Carved ironstone. Moulded plinth and square partly-fluted top,
corner balusters. Long sides have on the south a central oval cartouche with 2
heads, one winged, and winged putti holding drapery, and on the north one wide
and 2 narrow fielded panels. The short sides have sunk panels, with a large
winged head and festoon to the east, and an open book inscribed "Memento Mori",
an hour glass, pick and shovel and skull and cross bones to the west.
inscriptions to members of the Claridge family, of various dates. Finely carved.

Listing NGR: SP4098747480

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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