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Monument to Adye Family in the Churchyard, 1 Metre South West of Porch, Parish Church, Easton Grey

Description: Monument to Adye Family in the Churchyard, 1 Metre South West of Porch, Parish Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318018

OS Grid Reference: ST8807887634
OS Grid Coordinates: 388078, 187634
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5874, -2.1735

Location: B4040, Easton Grey, Wiltshire SN16 0PH

Locality: Easton Grey
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 0PH

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Listing Text

ST 88 NE
(south side)
Monument to Adye family in
the churchyard, lm south-west of
porch, Parish Church

Chest tomb of exceptional quality. 1731. Limestone. Rococo style
with moulded plinth, deeply projecting cyma-recta moulded slab and
gadrooned, scrolled and fluted angle pilasters. Elaborately carved
in deep relief with 2 putti to south face flanking an inscription
cartouche: florid lettering in italic script. Further putti to
west end; skulls, an hour glass and scythe and devil's head to
east end. The Adye family held the manor of Easton Grey in the
early C18.
(Shell Guide to Wiltshire, 1968)

Listing NGR: ST8807887634

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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