Description: Group of 7 Chest Tombs Approximately 17 Metres West of Tower of Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 308840
OS Grid Reference: SP4066072521
OS Grid Coordinates: 440660, 272521
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3493, -1.4045
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STRETTON ON DUNSMORE CHURCH HILL
SP47SW (South side)
5/54 Group of 7 chest tombs approx.
17m. of tower of Church of
Group of 7 chest tombs. C17 and C1B. Moulded sandstone. Inscriptions to the
Chamberlayne family. Eastern block of 3: first and third tombs have plain piers,
with 2 slabs to sides and one slab to ends, and moulded tops. Southern tomb,
dated 1689, has inscription to Elizabeth. Northern tomb, dated 1694, 1758, and
1751, has inscriptions to Edward, Mrs. Taylor and Mrs Dry respectively. Central
tomb has angle piers with moulded bases and capitals. Western block of 4:
northern tomb is late C17/early C18. Moulded plinth and top and square angle
balusters. Inscription to John. Second and fourth tombs are plain, with
chamfered tops. The second, dated 1657, and fourth, dated 1658, each have
inscriptions to Edward. The third, dated 1658, has moulded top. Inscription to
Listing NGR: SP4066072521
Source: English Heritage
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