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Group of Seven Monuments in the Churchyard Between 3 and 9 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in South Wraxall, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

County: Wiltshire

Parish: South Wraxall

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314649

Source ID: 1021867

Listing Text

ST 86 SW SOUTH WRAXALL UPPER WRAXALL
(east side)


4/203 Group of seven monuments in the
churchyard between 3 and 9 metres
south of chancel of Church of
St James


GV II


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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