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Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard, Between 2 and 9 Metres South of Church of St Margaret of, Corsley

Description: Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard, Between 2 and 9 Metres South of Church of St Margaret of

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 313710

OS Grid Reference: ST8288046719
OS Grid Coordinates: 382880, 146719
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2194, -2.2465

Locality: Corsley
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7QF

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Listing Text

ST 84 NW
(north side)
7/72 Group of seven monuments in the
churchyard, between 2 and 9m
south of Church of St Margaret
of Antioch
Seven chest tombs. Late C18 to mid C19. Five tombs are limestone,
two tombs are blue lias. West of group is to Ann Everett died 1819
with two shaped panels with fan-carved spandrels, frieze with
rosettes and raised lozenge decoration and fielded pilasters,
moulded flat top. Tomb to Nicholas Eyres died 1781 is same style
as tomb in railed enclosure (q.v.). Blue lias tombs to Robert
Meares died 1779 and Alicia Knight died 1838, the former with
shaped panels and reeded pilasters, the latter plainer and with
illegible inscription to flat top. Three C18 tombs to east have
two panels to main sides, the southerly one with pulvinated frieze,
the next north has relief-carved floral centre panel and plain
frieze, Weeks tomb nearest church has beaded panels, quarter
balusters and fluted frieze with rosettes, partly illegible

Listing NGR: ST8288046719

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Source: English Heritage

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