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Group of 5 Monuments in Churchyard, 10 to 18 Metres South West of South Aisle, Church of St Mary, Bishops Cannings

Description: Group of 5 Monuments in Churchyard, 10 to 18 Metres South West of South Aisle, Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311541

OS Grid Reference: SU0375464156
OS Grid Coordinates: 403754, 164156
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3764, -1.9474

Locality: Bishops Cannings
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 2JZ

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Listing Text

SU 06 SW (east side)
6/120 Group of 5 monuments in churchyard,
10m-18m south west of south aisle,
Church of St Mary


Group of 5 chest tombs, C18 and C19, limestone, in 3 rows from
(a) Chest tomb, cavetto table and moulded base. Fielded end panels
and central side panels broken forward. Waisted baluster ends
bearing arms. To Richard Cooke Shergold of Devizes, died 1727.
Second row, from north:
(b) Tall chest tomb. Cavetto table and architrave on three
pilasters with coarse floral decoration. Raised shields. To
Elizabeth Be---Y, and others nc:i;. illegible. She died 1791.
(c) Chest tomb with corniced table and moulded base. Architrave on
three panelled pilasters dividing raised shields. Inscription
West row, from north:
(d) Chest tomb. Corniced table and reeded fascia, moulded base.
Draped end pilasters and central floral panel. To William
Ruddle, died 1840, and others.
(e) Chest tomb. Broken table and moulded base. Panelled pilasters
dividing raised shields. Inscriptions illegible.

Listing NGR: SU0375464156

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Source: English Heritage

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