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Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard, 12 to 14 Metres North West of Lychgate, Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherston, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5727 / 51°34'21"N

Longitude: -2.2123 / 2°12'44"W

OS Eastings: 385384

OS Northings: 186003

OS Grid: ST853860

Mapcode National: GBR 1PP.CJ7

Mapcode Global: VH95Q.LQTQ

Entry Name: Group of 5 Monuments in the Churchyard, 12 to 14 Metres North West of Lychgate, Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318079

Location: Sherston, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sherston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

SHERSTON CHURCH STREET
ST 8486-8586
(west side)
7/82 Group of 5 monuments in the church-
yard, 12-14m north-west of Lychgate,
Church of the Holy Cross
GV II

Five chest tombs. Late C18. Limestone. Lettered north to south
and east to west.
a) Unidentified. Two raised and fielded panels to each side with
eroded lettering. Moulded plinth and cyma recta moulded slab.
b) Rice family. Angle balusters and 2 inscription panels to each
side divided by a fluted pilaster. Incised lettering in italic
and Roman script to south panels. Moulded plinth, fluted
frieze to cornice and cyma recta moulded slab.
c) Unidentified. Panelled angle pilasters, 2 raised and fielded
panels to each side, those to north in the shape of shields and
lozenge panels to ends. Moulded plinth, cyma recta moulded
slab.
d) Unidentified. Panelled angle pilasters, 2 raised and fielded
panels to each side, those to south in the shape of shields and
lozenge panels to ends. Moulded plinth and cyma recta moulded
slab. North side collapsing and slab fragmenting at time of
resurvey (June 1986).
e) Unidentified. Angle balusters and raised and fielded panels to
sides and ends. Moulded plinth and cyma recta moulded slab.


Listing NGR: ST8538485996

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