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Two Hoare Monuments in the Churchyard About 1 Metre East of Church of St Peter, Stourton with Gasper

Description: Two Hoare Monuments in the Churchyard About 1 Metre East of Church of St Peter

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321243

OS Grid Reference: ST7765233954
OS Grid Coordinates: 377652, 133954
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1044, -2.3206

Location: 2 High Street, Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QF

Locality: Stourton with Gasper
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6QF

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(south side)
6/137 Two Hoare monuments in the
churchyard about 1 metre east
of Church of St Peter
Two chest tombs with sarcophagi. Mid C18 chest tombs with early
C19 sarcophagi, the latter placed there by Colt Hoare in 1817 and
this recorded by plaque against chancel wall. Both chest tombs are
limestone with chamfered bases and heavy chamfered flat tops, the
north one with inscription to Jane Hoare, wife of Henry Hoare, died
1742, no legible inscription on south tomb. Sarcophagus on north
tomb has narrow base on ball feet, plain recessed panels to sides,
wider weathered top. South tomb has sarcophagus with plain
recessed side panels, weathered top with antifixae, this tomb
probably to Henry Hoare died 1785.

Listing NGR: ST7765233954

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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