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Latitude: 51.3818 / 51°22'54"N
Longitude: -2.2416 / 2°14'29"W
OS Eastings: 383280
OS Northings: 164773
OS Grid: ST832647
Mapcode National: GBR 1RZ.B2V
Mapcode Global: VH96P.3J9L
Entry Name: Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard Between 3 and 9 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St James
Location: South Wraxall, Wiltshire, BA15
Parish: South Wraxall
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Listing Date: 14 June 1988
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 314649
Source ID: 1021867
ST 86 SW SOUTH WRAXALL UPPER WRAXALL
4/203 Group of seven monuments in the
churchyard between 3 and 9 metres
south of chancel of Church of
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
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