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Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard Between 3 and 9 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St J, South Wraxall

Description: Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard Between 3 and 9 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St J

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314649

OS Grid Reference: ST8328064773
OS Grid Coordinates: 383280, 164773
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3818, -2.2416

Location: South Wraxall, Wiltshire BA15 2SG

Locality: South Wraxall
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2SG

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/203 Group of seven monuments in the
churchyard between 3 and 9 metres
south of chancel of Church of
St James


Group of seven chest tombs. Late C18 and early C19. Limestone.
Early C19 tomb to north of group has oval moulded panel with
foliage-carved border and draped urns and quarter balusters, fluted
frieze to moulded flat top, inscription to John Wiltshire. Three
tombs on west of group of similar design; two circular panels with
floral drops, quarter balusters and fluted friezes to moulded flat
tops; north one to Thomas Wiltshire died 1836, middle on west to
Susan and Uriah Aust died 1826 and 1831 respectively and south one
to Jacob Wiltshire died 1825. Two similar late C18 tombs on east
sides have large egg and dart moulded oval panels, flanking draped
urns, quarter balusters, moulded cornice to flat tops, north one
has added weathered capping, inscription to John Aust died 1780,
south one is illegible. South east of group to John Batten died
1811; Greek classical style with high plinth, grooved panels,
weathered top with acroteria.

Listing NGR: ST8328064773

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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