Description: Group of 3 Chest Tombs in Churchyard 6 Metres South West of West Door of Tower Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318700
OS Grid Reference: SU1037684769
OS Grid Coordinates: 410376, 184769
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5617, -1.8517
SU 18 SW SWINDON
3/40 Group of 3 chest tombs in churchyard
6m south-west of west door of tower
Church of St. Mary
Group of 3 chest tombs in line. Early C19 eastern: limestone,
moulded table with reeded fascia, recessed decorated corner
balusters and moulded base. Inscription with incised decorative
borders. WILLIAM BEAMES, died 1808, ELIZABETH BEAMES, died 1850.
(sic). Centre: limestone, inset hipped table, recessed corner
balusters and moulded base. Inscription in panel: ELIZABETH DORE,
died 1829 PETER DORE, 1819. Western: limestone, moulded table with
reeded fascia, recessed decorated corner balusters. Inscriptions
in round panels with lightly incised foliage around. SARAH DORE,
died 1803, WILLIAM DORE, 1813, and ANN, daughter, 1831, son, JOHN,
1844, daughter, MARY, 1834 and daughter, SARAH, 1858.
Listing NGR: SU1037884770
Source: English Heritage
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