Description: Church of St Peter Group of 4 Chest Tombs Approximately 4 Metres West of Tower
Date Listed: 16 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 306523
OS Grid Reference: SP2233038340
OS Grid Coordinates: 422330, 238340
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0430, -1.6758
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STRETTON ON FOSSE
15/157 Church of St. Peter, group of
4 chest tombs approx. 4m. W of
Group of 4 chest tombs. 1748, 1818, 1830 and 1839. Limestone. All 4 chest tombs
rest on a flagstone and brick base with railings surround, the railings now
gone. That dated 1748 has a moulded plinth and baluster corners. One end is
carved with an orb overlooked by 3 putti heads. The other end depicts a putto
seated on an orb dangling a rose over a skull and part of a skeleton. Moulded
ledger. 2 identical chest tombs have moulded plinths with filleted corners and
plain ledgers. Chest tomb dated 1818 has simple moulded plinth and ledger.
Listing NGR: SP2233038340
Source: English Heritage
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