Description: Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard, 5 to 7 Metres South and South East of Chancel, Church of St
Date Listed: 3 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318149
OS Grid Reference: ST8280286275
OS Grid Coordinates: 382802, 186275
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5751, -2.2495
SOPWORTH CHURCH LANE
ST 88 NW
Group of 5 monuments in the
churchyard, 5-7m south and south-
east of chancel, Church of St Mary
Five chest tombs. Early-late C18. Limestone. Lettered from east
(a) Unidentified. Mid C18 with floral angle pilasters and raised
and fielded panels to south side framing inscription panel
with egg-and-dart frieze. North side collapsed at time of
resurvey (May 1986). Moulded plinth, cyma recta moulded
cornice to slab.
(b) Unidentified. Mid C18 with angle balusters, floral sprays
framing raised and fielded inscription panels to south side,
similar panel to north. Bead-and-reel moulding to cornice,
cyma recta moulded slab with gadrooned edge. Weather decay to
(c) Unidentified. Early C18 with floral sprays to angle
pilasters, large inscription panels to each side with swagged
decoration badly decayed and deeply projecting slab with
(d) Unidentified. Mid C18. Angle and central pilasters forming 2
moulded inscription panels: single patera above each panel.
Deeply projecting cyma recta moulded slab.
(e) Unidentified. Late C18. End panels in one block to simulate
balusters, 2 panels to each side: oval to south, square with
cut away corners to north. Cyma recta moulded slab with
Listing NGR: ST8280286275
Source: English Heritage
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